12th Catalan Film Festival
October 28—November 1, 2019 6:30 pm-9:00 pm
Integrative Learning Center
UMass Amherst Campus
This October, the Catalan Studies Program at UMass is hosting its 12th Catalan Film Festival.
This year’s theme is: Retorns/Returns/Retornos.
STUDENTS OF UMASS: Enroll in the Catalan Film Festival and earn 1 class credit! This is an awesome opportunity to join together and watch Catalan Cinema. All you need to do is come to the 5 sessions (all in the week of October 28, from 10/28-11/1), write a three-page reflection, and enjoy snacks, movies, and community! Also – don’t be intimidated by the language -- all of the films will have subtitles. To earn class credit: Sign up for the class in Spire: 597T-01 Catalan Cinema.
10/28. The Disinherited, dir. Elena Trapé, & Distances, dir. Laura Ferrés
10/29. With the Wind, dir. Meritxell Collel
10/30. Journey to a Mother’s Room, dir. Celia Rico - introduction and Q&A with filmmaker
10/31. Master class with Director Celia Rico*
11/1. The Last Days, dir. Àlex & David Pastor
Original versions w/ English subtitles. Some of the movies are rated R.
Food and soda will be available before the screenings.
* Filmmaker Celia Rico will offer a Master Class on her cinema and feature film Viaje al cuarto de una madre (2019). Open to the public -- in Spanish -- Thursday, October 31, 2019 @ 4:00-6:00 in ILC S412, University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Sponsored by: Institut Ramon Llull - Interdepartmental Program in Film Studies, UMass Amherst - Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, UMass Amherst - Modern European Studies Program, UMass Amherst - Spanish and Portuguese Program, UMass Amherst - Translation Center, UMass Amherst - Programa de Estudios Hispánicos Córdoba, Smith College
The Integrative Learning Center is located in the center of campus, between the campus pond and the Campus Center.