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Documentary film about the poet Leopoldo Panero, who died in 1962. Through a series of interviews, his widow, Felicidad Blanc, and their three sons talk about his death, themselves, and their family history.
Ella Es El Matador = She Is The Matador
The historical struggle, from the beginning of the 20th century to the present, is shown through archival footage and brief interviews with historians and background female matadors.
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Escaping Franco : From Danger Into Danger
Presents firsthand accounts of the Spanish Civil War from Spaniards who went into exile as a result of it. Newsreel footage accompanies their stories of destruction and escape: tales of separation, imprisonment, forced labor, and frontline action at the start of World War II, as well as, for some ---testimonials to the kindness of strangers.
El Espíritu Ee La Colmena
Shortly after the Spanish civil war, a six-year-old girl attends a traveling movie show of Frankenstein and becomes haunted by her memory of it.
Escritores Españoles En El Exilio = Spanish Writers In Exile
Explores the time after the Spanish Civil War when the defeated Republicans had only two options: to stay in Spain and accept the rule of Franco’s authoritarian regime or to leave their homeland and go into exile. Discusses the lives and works of Spain’s dispossessed literary elite.
Espoir: Sierra De Teruel
Spanish Civil War drama; Republicans and international volunteers use makeshift weapons to fight Franco’s forces in Teruel.
The Essential History Of Spain
Examines the social and economic changes in Spain since Franco. Main topics include Spanish Civil War, the failed rise of middle class, and the illusion of Spain as a prosperous nation.
Extramuros = Beyond The Walls
In order to save their financially troubled convent, Sister Angela and Sister Ana decide to stage a miracle. The stigmata are fake, but their love for each other is passionate. The Inquisition investigates and the two lovers pay dearly for their ambition.
Flores De Otro Mundo
A group of women take a bus trip to a remote Spanish village overwhelmingly populated by men. The women dream of a better life while the men ache with more romantic yearnings.
Goya : His Life And Art
A biographical in-depth examination of the life and work of the Spanish painter, Francisco Goya and of the critical period in Spanish history which he recorded in his art. In a period largely bereft of major literary masterpieces, it is to Goya that we look to find out what Spain was like in the period spanning the decline of neo-classicism, the devastation of the Napoleonic Wars, and the rise of romanticism and impressionism.
Holding On, Fighting Back: The Long Road Home To Spain
During World War II the hardships of the Spanish Civil War refugees grew worse. In this program survivors talk of their ordeals and victories: repression and reprisals in Franco’s Spain; suffering in French internment camps; deportation to Nazi concentration camps; meritorious service with the French Resistance and Allied forces; and after the war, their lives in exile, until, after Franco’s death, they could finally go home. Newsreel footage places each story in context.
Juana La Loca = Joan The Mad
Historical drama about the life of Juana, the daughter of Ferdinand and Isabella, and the politics, passion, and power struggle that enveloped her life.