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The Giant Prawn at Ballina

Director Present

Directed by Carla Subirana
Screening Date: April 4, 2017
6:30PM, Integrative Learning Center S350
**Note special location and time**

(2008, dir Carla Subirana, 94 min)
The fragility of family, history, memory and nation are highlighted as they intertwine in this highly personal film about the lives of three generations of women in the filmmaker’s family pieced together before they are lost and forgotten. In collaboration with the Catalan Film Festival.

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Carla Subirana is a scriptwriter and a film director. She has a degree in Audiovisual Communication from Pompeu Fabra University. She was inspired to work in the field of documentaries by the director Jean-Louis Commolli. She has always combined film and television work thoughout her career.
In addition to filmmaking Carla teaches film at the Ramón Llull University on its its Filmmaking and Production Masters Course. She recently directed an episode "Madalena" from the feature film "Kanimambo" (2011) which was produced by Hispanocine and Eddie Saeta.
The director will be present.
**Note special screening time and location**
6:30pm UMass Amherst
Integrative Learning Center S350
In collaboration with the Catalan Film Festival.