BOOK DATA Susan Lord and María Caridad Cumaná with Víctor Fowler Calzada, eds., The Cinema of Sara Gómez: Reframing Revolution. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2021. $95 cloth, $40 paper, $39.99 e-book.

This edited volume is a timely contribution to the limited scholarship on the work of Afro-Cuban filmmaker Sara Gómez. To date, this scholarship has consisted mostly of loose references and chapters in academic anthologies and histories of cinema or in books and monographs in Spanish, which circulate sparsely. Gómez appears as an ubiquitous reference in these texts on how women participated in the first years of the Cuban Revolution and its promises. Gómez’s work attests to the seismic transformations that the Cuban Institute on Cinematographic Arts and Industry (Instituto Cubano del Arte e Industria Cinematográficos, or ICAIC) brought to the island in the fields of film production, reception, and distribution by making cinema a pedagogical tool for societal...

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