Meeting the Director: Helena Taberna | Lunch Talk | "Extranjeras" + Q & A

Helena Taberna

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Sproul 912

Meeting the Director: Helena Taberna

Lunch Talk | Screening of "Extranjeras" by Helena Taberna followed by Q & A

Helena Taberna is a Spanish director of a number of noteworthy films such as Yoyes (2000) and La buena nueva (2008) and groundbreaking documentaries like Extranjeras (2003) and more recently, Nagore (2010), which centers on the problem of femicide. Her most recent film, Acantilado (2016), won an award at the Austin Film Festival, and she has received numerous awards for her other films.

Lunch Talk with Helena Taberna

We’ll discuss the presence of women directors in the Spanish panorama, as well as other topics related to gender and cinema.

Tuesday, November 20 | 12 - 1 pm | Sproul 912

Screening of "Extranjeras" by Helena Taberna followed by Q&A

We will be screening her 2003 documentary “Extranjeras” and have a discussion on immigration in Spain then and now: what has changed, what stays the same. A particular attention will be paid to gender issues related to the topic.

Tuesday, November 20 | 1 - 3 pm | Sproul 912

Sponsors:  The Department of Spanish & Portuguese, the Davis Humanities Institute, the Hemispheric Institute on the Americas, and the Department of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies

For more information please contact:  jrodriguespoletti@ucdavis.edu

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