Sara Gomez, An Afro-Cuban Filmmaker is a rich,
multilayered documentary about Afro-Cuban director Sarah Gomez.
Born in 1943, she studied literature, piano, and Afro-Cuban
ethnography before becoming the first female Cuban filmmaker.
A woman of great intelligence, independence and generosity,
she was a revolutionary filmmaker with intersecting concerns
about the Afro-Cuban community and the value of its cultural
traditions, women's issues, and the treatment of the marginalized
sectors of society. Through archival footage of her works
and interviews with her children and husband Germinal Hernandez,
cast members of her best-know film De cierta manera,as
well as colleagues and friends, we get closer to a filmmaker
who invented new landscapes and brought together opposite