• Buñuel In The Labyrinth Of The Turtles + Las Hurdes (Concert)

  • Sat, 07-03-2020 at 17:00
  • Cameo Cinema
    38 Home Street
    EH39LZ Edinburgh
Buñuel In The Labyrinth Of The Turtles + Las Hurdes (Concert) - Cameo Cinema - Edinburgh

BUÑUEL IN THE LABYRINTH WITH THE TURTLES (Buñuel En El Laberinto De Las Tortugas)This screening is part of the 7th edition of IberoDocs and will be introduced by Marian Arechaga, director of Edinburgh Spanish Film Festival followed by a Q&A with musicians Carmen García and Jesús Osuna (Duo Montjuïc), led by Alison Strauss, director of HippFest. Salvador Simó • Spain 2018 • 85 min • DCP • Spanish and French with English Subtitles • Drama/History • Certificate: 15Paris, 1930, and the scandal surrounding the release of Luis Buñuel’s film L’Age d’Or has left him penniless. His luck changes suddenly when a friend wins the lottery and he can now start work on his next film, Las Hurdes, a documentary set in Extremadura, Spain. So begins this beautifully animated feature; part road movie and part makingof documentary. An accomplished and fitting homage to the great master of surrealist cinema, and a moving study of artistic temperament and purpose to fit in.LAND WITHOUT BREAD (Las Hurdes)Luis Buñuel • Spain 1936 • 28 min • Digital • Silent • Documentary • Certificate: 12AA surrealistic documentary portrait of the region of Las Hurdes, a remote region of Spain where civilisation has barely developed, showing how the local peasants try to survive without even the most basic utilities and skills. The film will be accompanied by a live soundtrack created by Spanish musicians Carmen García and Jesús Osuna (Duo Montjuïc).This event has been made possible thanks to the support of Acción Cultural Española, AC/E (AC/E) through the PICE’s grants programme.Diving into the Archives - This new strand includes screenings of archival material, as well as classical films presented with an artistic twist. We look into re-interpreting history with a new gaze. This year’s new strand features the legacy of two of the most famous proponents of Spanish cinema and literature spanning the pre- and post-Civil War periods: Luis Buñuel and Miguel Delibes; with 2020 being the centenary of the latter’s birth.More info at our website: https://www.iberodocs.org/diving-into-archivesCreative Scotland Spain Culture & Science UK Cameo Cinema Filmhouse Multistory Film