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The House of Bernarda Alba is a play written by Federico García Lorca (1898-1936), one of the greatest Spanish writers of the 20th century. It explores themes of repression, passion and conformity through the depiction of a matriarch’s domination of her five daughters. Described by the author as “a drama of women in the villages of […]
Cinemaattic’s MUJERES is back with an alternative plan for Valentine's day. It consists of a programme of short films made by Spanish & Latin American female directors widening the idea of love. On top of Cinemaattic’s all-year-round commitment to highlight female talent, they dedicate a special month to celebrate their favourite films made by women […]
IberoDocs is a festival created to showcase Ibero-American culture in Scotland, focussed on documentary films by Spanish, Portuguese and Latin- American filmmakers. It was founded in 2013 by Mar Felices and Xosé Ramón Rivas, with the support of Isabel Moura Mendes to bring to Edinburgh and Scotland the most significant productions from Ibero-American culture. The […]
Glasgow Film Festival is one of the leading UK film festivals and, this year, it takes place from Wednesday 26 February until Sunday 8 March. GFF programme regularly features: new local and international film from all genres; mainstream crowd-pleasers to groundbreaking art-house experimentation; the return of well-loved classics alongside rare cult gems; with filmmaker guest […]
Professor Trevor John Dadson was a prestigious historian and researcher in Spanish History. His remarkable scholarly range has resulted in a published output that embraces cultural, literary and social history, textual editing, literacy, book ownership and literary criticism.