FRIDAY | SEPTEMBER 21, 2018

4 PM  | Opening: Historical Memory

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Escoréu, December 24, 1937

Dir. Ramón Lluis Bande

US Premiere

 

67 min / Spain [2017]
Spanish with English subtitles


The Fernández brothers were celebrating Christmas Eve dinner at their family house in Escoréu in 1937 when a well-known local Falangist knocked on the door, gun in hand, to tell them that they had to go to testify. A little over a mile from the house, he murdered the two brothers. Eighty years later, a group of volunteers searches for their remains.

6 PM | Antifascist Women

Milicianas

Dirs. Tània Balló & Jaume Miró

 

World Premiere

52 min / Spain [2017]
Spanish with English subtitles


An investigation into the identities of five militiawomen murdered by fascists in Mallorca in September of 1936.  The film uncovers the creation of Feminine Militias in Barcelona, independent military units comprised only of women, without any men involved in their organization or function.

Discussion with director Tània Balló, ICP’s curator Cynthia Young, and Professor María H. Ojeda.

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8:30 PM | Special Presentation

The Silence of Others

Dir.  Almudena Carracedo & Robert Bahar

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95 min / Spain [2018]
Spanish with English subtitles

 

The Silence of Others reveals the epic struggle of victims of Spain's 40-year dictatorship under General Franco, who continue to seek justice to this day. Filmed over six years, the film follows the survivors as they organize the groundbreaking 'Argentine Lawsuit' and fight a state-imposed amnesia of crimes against humanity.

Discussion with director Almudena Carracedo.

 
All screenings to be held at DCTV

87 Lafayette Street

New York NY  10013

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