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"Cronica D'una Mirada: Clandestine Filmmaking in Franco's Spain, 1960-1975" - Film & Panel - at NYU, May 9

April 27, 2009
N-425, 2008-09

For Immediate Information Contact: Barbara Jester April 27, 2009 212.998.6844 barbara.jester@nyu.edu

During Franco’s dictatorship in Spain, a generation of independent artists produced, distributed, and exhibited movies within Barcelona, and eventually throughout Spain, with utmost secrecy and anonymity.

On Saturday, May 9, at 3 p.m., New York University’s King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center, located at 53 Washington Square South (between Thompson and Sullivan Sts.) will host a screening of the documentary film, Cronica D’Una Mirada, directed by Manuel Barrios. The film focuses on these artists and includes testimony by Pere Portabella, Llorenc Soler, Joseph M. Ramón, Manuel Esteban, and Antoni Padrós. It is presented by independent curator Marta Sánchez. The film is in Spanish, with English subtitles.

Following the screening the renowned Catalan filmmakers Antoni Padrós, Marti Rom, and Manuel Barrios will participate in a panel discussion, moderated by Richard Peña, program director of the Film Society of Lincoln Center. The discussion will take place in Spanish with simultaneous translation provided.

This special event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 212.998.3650 or visit www.filmlinc.com or www.pragda.com.

The event is part of the film retrospective CLANDESTÍ: FORBIDDEN CATALAN CINEMA UNDER FRANCO, May 8-12, 2009, organized by The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Pragda. This exhibition is part of CATALAN DAYS Arts, Food and Literature from Catalonia and the Balearic Islands, a cultural program devoted to Catalan culture and artists supported by the Institut Ramon Llull.

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