Selma Radz Rodriguez' short film MERCEDITA centers on Urbicia Mercedes, an 80-year-old woman, who ruminates on her long-lasting dedication to the Cuban Revolution. She remembers difficult and wonderful times throughout her life and provides description of her experience as a black woman in post-revolutionary Cuba and the Soviet Union.
Reading by the ocean.
Something that challenges the mind.
Dealing with all the -isms that would come up.
My siblings, questions.
Lots of ideas end up in notebooks, the issue is always starting a project.
Stand up for yourself.
Yes, in the ways one changes through 3 years.
I needed to leave where I was at.
The location-specific frustrations.
Videogames and finally starting some new books!