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.
The XVI Edition of the Language Quality Awards aims to encourage the use of Galician among students, linked to the dissemination of the culture of quality in the preparation and defense of their work. This contest awards the best academic work, end of degree (TFG) and end of teaching (TFM) written in Galician in this […]
By 2020, Cans Film Festival wants to get bigger. Bigger in time, as this edition will be hold from Tuesday 19 to Saturday 23 May and it implies an additional day . Bigger in prizes, that will surpass the 9000 euros of total quantity. And bigger in commitment and social responsibility, by introducing in the […]
From 11 to 12 September 2020, Babeș-Bolyai University in Romania will host the 11th Small Cinemas Conference, entitled Political Imaginaries of Small Cinemas and Cultures. In a world of mainly undisputed capitalism, growing populism, increased global mobility, migration catastrophes, and minority activism, new forms of political experience and imaginaries are emerging. For this reason, film […]