This October, the Catalan Studies Program at UMass is hosting its 12th Catalan Film Festival! It will be held from October 28 through November 1. This year’s title and theme is: Retorns / Returns / Retornos. There are many ways and forms of return/ing. In this festival, we aim to explore how filmmakers and/or their characters return to their roots, either as migrants or as adventurers of their genealogical past, and the way in which we can return to other states of being, amongst certain types of return.
10/28. Distances, dir. Elena Trapé
10/29. Anchor and Hope, dir. Carlos Marqués-Marcet
10/30. Journey to a Mother’s Room, dir. Celia Rico - Introduction and Q&A with the director
10/31. Masterclass with filmmaker Celia Rico.
11/01. The Last Days, dir. Àlex & David Pastor
Original versions w/ English subtitles. Some of the movies are rated R.
Pizza and soda will be available before the screenings.
October 28 - November 1, 2019
Integrative Learning Center S240 — 6:30-9:00pm
Thursday Oct 31 @ 4:00-6:00pm in ILC S412
Masterclass with filmmaker Celia Rico.
Open to the public. In Spanish.
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