Dia: Dj / 1 de juny 2017
Lloc: Birkbeck, University of London - Room B34 , Malet Street, London WC1E 7HX
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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
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