Gladys, A Cuban Mother

2001 | Coming Out / Documentary / Latino/a / Lesbian / Parenting/Family / Women's Studies | 11m | Spain
Directors: Xavier-Daniel

A mother tells her son that her greatest loves have been women. She recounts the story of raising two daughters left behind after the death of their mother, one of Gladys’ former lovers.

Shot clandestinely in Havana in 2001, Gladys, A Cuban Mother depicts the poignant experience of a lesbian mother living in a machismo society.