Two days with Patricia Ferreira Spanish filmmaker Patricia Ferreira at UMass
Ferreira started out as a film critic, later going into directing and script-writing films for television. She had her feature film debut in 1999 as script-writer and director with the film I Know Who You Are (’Se Quién Eres‘), receiving numerous Goya Award nominations, among them Best New Director. Then, in 2002, Ferreira won the Spanish Cinema Writers’ Circle Award for Best Adapted Screenplay with the film The Impatient Alchemist (’El Alquimista Impaciente’). She also made documentaries such as En el mundo a cada rato and Señora de. In 2005, she directed Para que no me olvides, getting three Goya Award nominations. Her latest work, from 2011, is the film The Wild Ones (’Els Nens Salvatges’), winner of the Best Film Award from the Malaga Film Festival, Best Actor (Àlex Monner) from the Gaudí Catalan Cinema Awards and recently nominated for three Goya Awards 2013.
4:00pm - Herter Hall 225
Screening of Ferreira’s documentary film Señora de (2010)
Señora de tells the story of women during the Spanish Franco dictatorship through the voices of thirteen Galician witnesses sharing with us their desires, their hopes…
5:30pm - Herter Hall 225
Talk by Patricia Ferreira: Multilingualism in Spanish cinema
Q/A on Señora de and Ferreira’s work
7:30pm - 137 Isenberg School of Management
Screening of Ferreira’s film The Wild Ones at the Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival 2013
Movie introduction by Patricia Ferreira and Barbara Zecchi
Q/A session with Patricia Ferreira, Jordi Dosaiguas and Eva París-Huesca
Organized by Jordi Dosaiguas and Barbara Zecchi. Sponsors: UMass LLC Department, Spanish and Portuguese Unit and Interdepartmental Program in Film studies, and Institut Ramon Llull.