Date: Sat 12 Nov 2022
Location: Glasgow Women’s Library
Category: N/C 12+
Access Info: Film (CC) + Q&A (BSL)
Gloria Rolando I Cuba 2016 I 58m I Spanish with English subtitles I Doc l N/C 12+
Filmmaker Gloria Rolando focuses on the cross-sections of African and Caribbean roots of Cuban culture. This documentary, which mixes footage and fiction, is inspired by the life of and draws upon an interview with her beloved grandmother Inocencia Armas Abreu in 1993. The film invites us into her everyday life and presents a tribute to the larger history, struggle and tenacity of Black Cubans and Black Cuban women in particular.
Gloria noted that she hopes to “contribute a small piece to the mobilisation of consciousness”.
Followed by a conversation with Gloria Rolando’s sister Magaly Rolando