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SARA GÓMEZ SHORT FILM RETROSPECTIVE (Honoring Sara Gómez)
SARA GÓMEZ SHORT FILM RETROSPECTIVE (Honoring Sara Gómez)

SARA GÓMEZ SHORT FILM RETROSPECTIVE (Honoring Sara Gómez)

HFFNY honors pioneering Afro-Cuban filmmaker Sara Gómez with a showcase of her newly-restored short films

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May 23, 2023, 6:00 PM EDT

Instituto Cervantes NY, 211 E 49th St, New York, NY 10017, USA

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Honoring Sara Gómez - Short Film Showcase

All films have been newly restored

IRÉ A SANTIAGO

1964 | Documentary | 15 min

With a vibrant musical soundtrack, Gómez portrays the city of Santiago de Cuba, connecting contemporary men and women to a past of slavery and resistance.

GUANABACOA: CRÓNICAS DE MI FAMILIA

1966 | Documentary | 15 min

An intimate portrait of Gómez’s family and their city of Guanabacoa on the outskirts of Havana, this film remediates photographs and music recordings to create an archive of the family that is brought to life through the voices of women: Sara, her Madrina, and her Aunt Berta.

Y TENEMOS SABOR

1967 | Documentary | 30 min

A documentary that gives a lyrical introduction to Afro-Cuban rhythms. The short is packed with interviews, studio recordings,and  footage of impromptu street performances.

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