• 01
    Dia: Dj / 1 de juny 2017
    Hora: 18:00h
    Lloc: Birkbeck, University of London - Room B34 , Malet Street, London WC1E 7HX
    Registre i més informació: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/screening-followed-by-qa-pa-negre-black-bread-tickets-33462322708

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    Screening followed by Q&A with Prof. Paul Preston and translator Peter Bush
    Dir. Agustí Villaronga. Spain, 2010, 108 mins. In Catalan and Spanish with English subtitles.
    Black Bread (Pa negre) by Emili Teixidor (1933-2012) is one of the major novels of contemporary Spain which brings to life a rural world of mythical force as the Civil War is over and the villagers live under occupation by the Guardia Civil.
    The film Black Bread is a 2010 Catalan-language drama written and directed by Agustí Villaronga, based on the homonymous novel by Teixidor with elements of two other works by him,Retrat d'un assassí d'ocells and Sic transit Gloria Swanson.
    Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mn_gJ5Aly6c

    The film won 13 Gaudí Awards, 9 Goya Awards, including best film, best director and best adapted screenplay. It was selected as the Spanish entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the84th Academy Awards, being the first Catalan-language film to do so.
    After the screening, Prof. Paul Preston and translator Peter Bush will discuss the book, the film and their historical background, followed by a Q&A with the audience.

    A collaboration between Instituto Cervantes, Instituto Ramon Llull, Catalan Observatory-LSE and CILAVS-Birkbeck