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Event 5

Screening: Berlin, Symphony of a Great City

Season of German films about Berlin

– Venue: La Cárcel Cinemateca

A silent documentary of a day in the life of Berlin in the 1920s, capturing the chaotic times amid the Weimar Republic and juxtaposing the lives, rich and poor, in one of Europe’s most fascinating cities from early in the morning to the deepest night.

Length: 65 minutes
Director: Walter Ruttmann

Original version in German with subtitles in Spanish. 1927
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Screening: Berlin, Symphony of a Great City

Event 8

Screening: Murderers Among Us

Season of German films about Berlin

– Venue: La Cárcel Cinemateca

After returning from a concentration camp, Susanne finds an ex-soldier living in her apartment. Together the two try to move past their experiences during WWII.

Length: 85 minutes
Director: Wolfgang Staudte

Original version in German with subtitles in Spanish. 1946
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Screening: Murderers Among Us

Event 16

Screening: Dancing Beethoven

Documentary

– Venue: La Cárcel Cinemateca
This fascinating documentary is about the choreographing of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony by the Béjart Ballet Lausanne in 1964. Over the course of the film, viewers will be immersed in the demanding rehearsals and the complex collaboration between the Swiss company, the Tokyo Ballet and the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra in a fascinating work that managed to create one of the most successful and impactful choreographic events of the 21st Century.

Length: 80 minutes.
Director: Arantxa Aguirre. 2016.
O.V. in English and French with Spanish subtitles.
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Screening: Dancing Beethoven

Event 11

Screening: BAFTA Short Film 2017 nominees

– Venue: La Cárcel Cinemateca

The British Council, in partnership with the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), presents this programme dedicated to the promotion of the best British short films.

Original version in English with Spanish subtitles
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Event 14

Screening (Documentary): Los Medici

Los Medici: el poder de una familia / Medici – Masters of Florence

– Venue: La Cárcel Cinemateca

Introduced by Lorenzo De’ Medici

To coincide with the Netflix superproduction, this double session begins with a Spanish-made documentary looking at the life and times of the most important family in Renaissance Florence, with contributions from historian Ana Vico of Madrid’s Rey Juan Carlos University, Guillermo Solana, director of the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, and Lorenzo de’ Medici, who introduces the film. It is followed at 8.30pm by Los Medici: el poder de una familia / Medici – Masters of Florence:  the opening episode of an eight-part series set in Florence in the early 15th century starring Richard Madden and Dustin Hoffman and tells the story of the legendary Renaissance family. Cosimo de Medici finds himself at the helm of his banking dynasty when his father, Giovanni, dies suddenly.

Length: 52 minutes
Dubbed into Spanish
Directed by Sergio Mimica-Gezzan. 2016.

Documentary: Original version in Spanish
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Screening (Documentary): Los Medici

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