"Pioneres del documental Llatinoamericà" brings three movies from three key American authors of three teachers movies, Friday 2, 16 and 23 October in Cinemes Girona
The Mostra de Films de Dones de Barcelona has been running since 1993 with the aim of promoting the film directed by women, making visible women's audiovisual culture, projecting filmographies of filmmakers around the world and thus showing the importance of the contribution of women in the development of audiovisual creation. Thus, the Mostra has become a stable cultural space and a platform for alternative display increasingly committed to the debate on creative processes.
For its 23rd edition, the Mostra de Films de Dones de Barcelona launches Pioneres del documental Llatinoamericà, a selection of documentary films directed by the master of the genre in Latin America, which have been considered pioneers in the construction of a film format where the documentary has had a major weight as discursive-cultural proposal, aesthetics and above all political.
The three films to be screened in this cycle organized in collaboration with Casa Amèrica Catalunya, on Friday 2, 16 and 23 October, are:
De Cierta manera (1974), Sara Gómez. (October 2nd)
A portrait of the post-triumph of the 1959 revolution Cuban society, halfway between documentary and fiction.
El hombre cuando es hombre (1982), Valeria Sarmiento. (October 16)
Several testimonies collected in Costa Rica give us an idea of romantic love and the survival of the macho culture in Latin American culture.
Amor, mujeres y flores (1989), Marta Rodríguez & Jorge Silva. (October 23)
Description of the conditions under which the cultivation of flowers is done in Colombia, a precarious and dangerous work, carried out almost exclusively by women.
Pioneres del documental Llatinoamericà
When: Friday 2, 16 and 23 October
Where: Girona Cinemes
Price: € 2.50
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