African DiasporaFilm

Cuban Women of the African Diaspora Inspirations for Change

Cuban Women of the African Diaspora – Inspirations for Change

5 programs,  on Oct 2,9,16, 23, 30 (Sunday evenings.)  5PM Pacific, 8PM Eastern

Presented Online via Hothouse

Films in this series – all with English subtitles

Belkis Ayón: Grabado de desasosiego  Oct 2

Cimarroneando con G.H & Gisela Arandia: Intelectualidad negra después de 1959  Oct 9

Georgina Herrera: mujer, negra y pobre     Oct 16

Fátima Patterson: Raza género y teatro      Oct 23

Nancy Morejón: Paisajes célebres                Oct 30

All are by Filmmaker & director

Juanamaría Cordones-Cook

The program will stream on 3 platforms and each program will be up for 24 hrs.

1. YouTube






2. Facebook

3. Twitch

Cuban Women of the African Diaspora: Inspirations for Change

A series of films by Juanamaria Cordones-Cook, presenting some of the most distinguished Cuban women of the African Diaspora.  Every Sunday evening in October at 8 pm Eastern.

Poets Nancy Morejón and Georgina Herrera, author and  researcher Gisela Arandia,  graphic artist Belkys Ayón and playwright and director Fátima Patterson, — all  are conscious explorers of the experience of  Afro-descendiente women of Cuba.

We are providing a space for  Cuban women of the African diaspora to speak for themselves.  Because of the US blockade of Cuba, which extends to platforms like Zoom, we are unable to have our Cuban sisters participate directly in meetings and conferences.  Through these films, made by JuanaMaria Cordones-Cook, a scholar of the amazing surge of Afro-Cuban creativity made possible by the Cuban Revolution, we can share their truths and their creativity with US audiences.