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Post-Franco Expression and Peace in Colombia

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Here are three events this month which are both cultural and political. The exhibition at The Red Gallery shows art from “one of the most explosive moments in the country” whilst the Colombia: Peace Art Culture event invites us to consider Colombia’s future whilst enjoying an evening of Colombian entertainment. Finally, the Annual Catalan Lecture at Queen Mary’s explores Francoist anti-Catalanism during the Civil War.   La Movida Madrile√Īa 1975/85 at Red Gallery, 9-27 Nov La Movida Madrile√Īa was a…


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Argentina Film Festival – 20th October

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South Social Meets Argentina 20 October-  The South Social Film Festival at The Cinema Museum presents Wild Tales, a black comedy anthology that looks at the darkest aspects of human behaviour. This award winning collection of 6 short Argentinian films was directed by Damián Szifrón and produced by Pedro Almodóvar. The evening begins with live music and the film is followed by a milonga (traditional Argentinian ballroom dancing). Traditional food is served throughout the evening. For more information and to book tickets please click here.


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Upcoming Hispanic Arts and Culture in London

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Wifredo Lam at the Tate Modern 14 September 2016 ‚Äď 8 January 2017 An influential and iconic 20th Century Cuban artist, Wifredo Lam¬† has been dubbed the Cuban Picasso. Although he is not merely an imitator of Picasso‚Äôs work. His work battles themes of social injustice, nature, spirituality, identity and culture and is connected to movements such as surrealism and cubism. This retrospective celebrates his life and artistic career and is relevant now in a time of globalisation alongside cultural…


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More Hispanic Cinema

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More upcoming Hispanic Cinema events for September including a second feature on Almod√≥var at the BFI Southbank and the 12th London Spanish Film Festival. The Southbank season features a vast selection of Almod√≥var films including his latest release, Julieta. As well as screenings of the films there are some special events on topics such as ‚ÄėAlmod√≥var‚Äôs Women‚Äô and ‚ÄėSpanish Cinema, History and Memory.‚Äô Click here to view the full programme at the BFI Southbank September (22-29)¬†sees the return of the…


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Argentine Film Festival London 18-21st August

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August seems to be a great month for Hispanic cinema in London. As well as a month long celebration of the Almod√≥var‚Äôs work there’s also¬†a showcase of ‘some of the best contemporary films from and about Argentina’. The Argentine Film festival runs from 18-21st August in various cinemas across London and showcases some fantastic Argentinian Cinema. I asked Andi what she thought of the upcoming festival and she told me that I should definitely watch The Clan, “a gripping true-crime…


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