Tickets for Hay Festival Segovia, 20–23 September 2018, on sale now.
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
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
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.
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.