Developed with the support of The Office for Cultural and Scientific Affairs at the Embassy of Spain, La Reina del Metal is Vanessa Aibar’s latest project. This performance, which is the result of her collaboration with Enric Monfort, takes the audience to an old olive factory in Seville.
The naked body of a man, with no traces of violence, is discovered tied up to a bed in a motel room. Officer Rubén Bevilacqua and his assistant Virginia Chamorro are appointed to the case, trying to unveil the truth behind the mysterious death.
Don’t miss the course organised by Instituto Cervantes Manchester and Instituto Cervantes Leeds to address María Zambrano’s ‘poetic reason’.
Paloma, a young psychiatrist, meets a seductive and uncanny patient called Mario, who suffers from a rare form of amnesia that keeps Paloma interested. As she starts treating him, she’ll start to feel attracted to Mario, ignoring the dangers of a troubled past that his memory keeps hidden.
This series opens with an approach to the life, work and time of María Teresa León, which will allow us to get closer to the convulsive 20th century of Spain, in a conversation led by Jorge Gárriz.
Spanish director Nuria Giménez Lorang’s award-winning film My Mexican Bretzel will be screening at the 2021 Essay Film Festival, which returns this year in an online format, with over 30 films and talks everyday between March 25 and April 3.