Screening: De Cierta Manera/One Way or Another – 21 July 2022, Bristol

Film still One Way or Another/De Cierta Manera by Sara Gomez, Cuba 1974

A fascinating docu-romance-drama and critical ethnographic study of new couple Yolanda and Mario. Cuban director Sara Gómez assesses the complexities of intersectional, marginalised lives in 1970’s Cuba through a factual narrative that contextualises the relationship, the community, and the tensions of life in a new socialist society.

This was the first Cuban feature film directed by a woman and the last directed by Sara Gómez (1942-1974), who died suddenly while De Cierta Manera was being edited. The film was completed with the technical supervision of Tomás Gutiérrez Alea and Julio García Espinosa, who also co-wrote the screenplay.

Screening: ‘One Way or Another’/De Cierta Manera, 1974, Cuba, Dir Sara Gomez.

Thu 21 July 2022, 21.10

The Watershed, 1 Canons Road, Harbourside, Bristol BS1 5TX

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