Our favourite film festival in Scotland is back! IberoDocs, focused on documentary films by Spanish, Portuguese and Latin- American filmmakers is bringing this year 15 award- winning films (of which 14 are premieres in Scotland) cover 11 countries and 10 different languages.
The London Spanish Film Festival launches its 12th edition (22 – 29 September 2016) with an extraordinary line-up of recent Spanish films, most of them UK premieres and a unique opportunity to watch them in London.
Once again and for the 12th year, the London Spanish Film Festival returns (22 – 29 September 2016) with a selection of some of the best recent films from Spain including feature films as well as documentaries and shorts.
There is an excellent production, well worth seeing, unmissable and unforgettable… like all good dreams.
Copperfield Gallery and SCAN present ‘Miseratione non mercede‘, with works by David Escalona, Julia Varela, Oscar Santillan and Marco Godoy. Translated to ‘compassion not gain’, the title draws on a Latin inscription in an old operating theatre. Hidden in the roof of the nearby St Thomas’s Church this was a space where those without money could receive pre-anaesthetic surgical treatment.
Blanca Berlín is the only Spanish gallery invited to the event at this edition of the fair. The Spanish gallery will be showcasing works by Cecilia Paredes, Isabel Muñoz, Flor Garduño, Ramón Masats, Martin Chambi, Nicolas Muller, Miguel Soler-Roig and many others.
Spanish designer Oscar Diaz designs PIXO, a tablet mount to attach your tablet to your computer and use it as a second display. It has been specifically designed to be compatible with many different brands of tablets and computers. Last 6th of April he has launched a crowdfunding campaign to cope the production of this new product and have it ready for shipping for November 2016.
The Other Art Fair it’s a With bi-annual fairs strongly established in London, The Other Art Fair has grown both in the UK and abroad with editions now in Bristol and Sydney. Four Spanish artists showcase their work this year: Carmen M. Castañeda, Franciso J. Jiménez, Elena García de la Fuente and Alejandra Corral.
London Spanish Film Festival 6th Spring Weekend it is here bringing UK premieres and special previews as well as veteran film-makers Fernando Colomo, Félix Sabroso and Julio Medem, who will come from Spain to talk to audiences about their most recent works. The screenings will take place at Ciné Lumière and The May Fair Theatre at The May Fair Hotel. Save the dates! From 14th to 17th April 2016.
Post-war Spain was a culturally complex nation. Bitter with its memories of the Civil War – itself a legacy of the little known Carlist Wars of the 19th century – and divided by the regime of Francisco Franco. With Western politics focused on the USSR and its satellite states, Franco felt secure with his nationalist (anti-communist) stance. When the painter, Carlos Puente de Ambrosio, was born in Santander in 1950, the society he entered was in a state of flux.