Margarita Ledo, coordinator of the Estudos Audiovisuais Research Group, attended the XV Documentary Festival Santiago Alvarez In Memoriam which took place between 6th and 11th of march in Santiago de Cuba. Ledo presented at the festival his dissertation “En torno a lo viejo y lo nuevo en el documental contemporáneo”, and was one of the members of the jury of the main competition.
In her dissertation, Ledo pointed out that “it was not a montage cinema, with close to hand materials, arquive restoration or resignification of press photos, that is what is being do nowadays in a expansive way. With Hanoi, Santiago Álvarez organized the daily with the rupture, which is the war, precisely this kind of conflict is something that defines the contemporanean documentary genre”. Likewise, she appealed for recovering the memory of the documentary genre and to create the own tradition of this audiovisual expression.
On the occasion of its 25th years old, the Galician Association of Independent Film Production Companies (AGAPI) changes its webpage with a new design and functions, seeking to improve the offered output. In this way, the webpage will try to adapt to current needs of the market and become a useful tool at service of […]
The Commission of Linguistic Normalisation of the Faculty of Communication Sciences of the USC calls for the eighth edition of the prize Somos a curta!, that rewards the best audiovisual short in Galcian language of cinema of the real presented by any member(s) of the student body of the three Galician universities, of the official […]
The audiovisual sector is going through complicated times, as the report “O cine en Galicia” concludes, registering a lost of viewers and incomes in traditional cinema. Last year, following state tendency, Galiza lost more than 100.000 spectators, what means a descent of one tenth in the medium attendance, now of 1,4 film per habitant. The […]