Tickets for Hay Festival Segovia, 19-22 September 2019, on sale now.
He must begin to understand that his life will never be the same as before. "Benjamin, a 20-year-old sportsman, opens his eyes in hospital. He has just undergone surgery after diving into an insufficiently full pool, the accident has affected his spine, and Benjamin is now a quadriplegic, confined to a bed, with uncertain possibilities of regaining sensitivity and mobility.
This accident happened during the youth of the famous composer and poet of slam Grand Corps Malade, who narrates his rehabilitation in a book that has now led to the big screen.
Director: Medhi Idir. 2016. Duration: 110 min.
Vicente Zaragoza Escola, Denmark-based architect, presents to us the exhibition which invites us to discover a panel of projects developed by Danish architects, who build an architecture with a prominent focus on environmental, economic and social sustainability. Through images and texts, the exhibition presents various examples of how Danish architecture creates spaces where people feel safe, spaces which generate new opportunities and foster diversity. Presented by Susana Moreno, president of COACYLE Segovia.
Bogotá39-2017 is a selection of the best fiction writers under 40 from across Latin America. Ten years after its establishment in 2007, the list has been updated under the name Bogotá39-2017. Among all the writers, the Ecuadorian Mónica Ojeda will converse with Aurelio Martín, renowned journalist with a career of 35 years bearing witness to historical moments and transcendental changes.
With Ordesa, his latest novel, Vilas confirms his status as one the Spain’s greatest and most compelling writers. He talks about his fiction and poetry, and turns his unflinching gaze towards contemporary Spain and towards the wider context of Europe. He discusses his relationship with the literature of Miguel Delibes. He talks with poet and journalist Angélica Tanarro.
An opportunity to visit the Exhibition of Eduardo Arroyo radical representative of the New Figuration, whose concerns have led him to forge an amazing multidisciplinary career. The tour is led by the Director of the Caja Segovia Foundation Rafael Ruíz.
Paolo Vasile, CEO of Mediaset, is one of the most important and controversial communication entrepreneurs in Europe. His sincere, raw and untamed vision of the world of television as leader of Cuatro and Telecinco will serve as the axis to the conversation he will have with the writer and journalist of El País, Jesús Ruiz Mantilla.
The magazine Telos-dedicated to the analysis and perspective of technological and scientific changes in society and in our lives-invites the thinkers Fernando Broncano, two of their collaborators, to reflect on the crucial issues of our time: what are the motivations and the objectives behind the constant search for scientific and technological progress, what the consequences and how we have to adapt to an absolutely changing reality. Are we convinced that we are on the right path?
IN COLLABORATION WITH TELEFÓNICA FOUNDATION
Anita G., a Jewess, comes "from the other side of the wall”. With the suitcase in her hand she meets strangers who help her discover an unknown country: the Federal Republic in the year 1966. Coming from the GDR, Anita embodies a past without assimilation and therefore does not have the skills necessary to integrate successfully into West German society. It is not her fault if everything is not always going well. All her stumbling difficulties are shown through some scenes of an almost documentary grittiness, which reflect the grotesque vision of the day to day with the greatest sensitivity.
Director: Alexander Kluge. 1966. Duration: 88 min.
The renowned Peruvian writer and scriptwriter Santiago Roncagliolo became the youngest ever winner of the Alfaguara Prize with his novel Red April (Abril Rojo) (2006). He talks with Marta del Riego, writer, journalist and poetess, about his writing practice. The event is part of this year’s education framework for encouraging reading among young people.
A two-hour workshop by Idoia Cantolla and Eva Campos Navarro, aimed at students of communication and journalism who want to know the world of Storytelling and the creation of scripts for series on different media, especially for audiobooks. A review of current issues for those who want to learn about the world of creation of serial content.
On this occasion, Trinity College London brings to Segovia Trial by Jury, a one-act comic opera by Gilbert and Sullivan. This interactive workshop will introduce techniques and strategies which teachers can use to prepare students for a dramatic musical performance in 180 minutes. The challenges of performing a text in English will be explored, of acting, and of using drama theory to develop characterization and staging. We will learn to sing and perfom scenes, choruses and solos from the show. John Gardyne, TCL Lead Academic Theater Director, project director. Carmen Domínguez Rodríguez specialist in Orff-Schulwerk, orchestra conducting. Diego Fernández Rodríguez, harpsichordist, musical direction. Ada Francoy Barreiro, actress, theater director. Alfonso González Serra, choir director. Addressed to teachers of any level and subject. Workshop of 3 hours.
Moore has been awarded the 2018 Creative Wales Hay Festival International Fellowship/Cymrawd Rhyngwladol Cymru Greadigol Hay Festival, and is visiting all our festivals worldwide over the next 12 months. He talks with Peter Florence, founder of the Hay Festivals, about his collection of travel writing, which takes him from bull runs in the Basque Country to the mangrove swamps of the Gulf of Guinea. Driving Home Both Ways is part essay collection, part travelogue through life. It offers fresh reflections on the changing nature of the local and the global, epiphanies of tribe and faith, and is underscored always by the enduring allure of elsewhere and the constant pull of home.
Storytelling is in vogue. Podcasts are in vogue. ABC launches ABC-Podcast: We tell stories, a different approach to the extensive dialogues that tend to be posted on platforms. Time is concentrated, scripted, with original documents and experts’ voices. All wrapped up in a patchwork quilt to enjoy how the story is told in each episode. This new narrative genre springs from old sources, in which voice provides all of its warmth and emotion.
Episodio 1: El naufragio del Juncal
COORGANIZED WITH ABC NEWSPAPER, PRODUCED BY IE UNIVERSITY, MEDIA LAB, AND BROADCAST IN THE CULTURAL SECTION OF ABC.ES
The renowned philosopher A.C. Grayling returns to Segovia with a provocative lecture on our society today and the threats to coexistence. He addresses the major challenges that the new digital era and the social and political changes make on the structure of our societies. Will social media or populism break democracy? Chaired by Peter Florence.
Antony Beevor is renowned as one of the world’s most important historians of World War II. He has had access to a huge amount of secret information about the war, which allowed him to describe meticulously in his books the stories of the most important battles of the war. His award-winning histories include Arnhem, Ardennes, D-Day – the Battle for Normandy and Stalingrad. Chaired by journalist Miguel Mora.
This event is within this year’s education framework for encouraging reading among the youth.
Creation, understood as the ability to innovate and produce something new, is one of the characteristics of advanced societies. Therefore, it is necessary that in the educational community there are channels that allow students to know the creative ecosystem in its different aspects and how to promote their own skills. In this session, organized by CEDRO, the relationship between creation and education in Spain will be analyzed. Moderated by the vice president of CEDRO Pedro de Andrés. Participants: Pilar Lozano, writer. Íñigo Picabea, cultural journalist at RNE. Jorge Corrales, CEO of CEDRO.
Jozef, a Polish labourer arrives in France to look for his son Roman, who he abandoned fifteen years ago. He is helped by Rose, his boss’ daughter, without any idea that this will unleash irremediable changes in both teenagers’ lives.
Director: Julia Kowalski. 2015. Duration: 80 min.
The journalist Javier del Pino, director of “A vivir que son dos días”, of the Radio Station Cadena SER, the most listened to program at weekends, with more than 2.2 million listeners, speaks of humor and journalism with the comedian and television presenter David Broncano, who also participates in what is considered to be the second audience program of Spanish broadcasting. With Aurelio Martín.
Santiago Íñiguez, President of IE University, worldwide expert on education, gathers three relevant voices around the theme of the role of culture in our societies today. The award-winning photographer and artist, Hannah Collins, the international philosopher A.C. Grayling and the composer and musician William Kingswood discuss the impact of the humanities in our daily life.