Film Screening of "Nedar" and Discussion with the Filmmaker, Carla Subirana


Thursday, April 6, 2017, 5:00pm to 8:00pm


Emerson Hall, Room 305

Nedar (Swim, 2008) is a personal documentary by the filmmaker to give her own family a past. The starting point is the mysterious execution of Subirana’s grandfather after the Spanish Civil War. About the fragility of personal identity shared by women. A profound reflection about the cruel secondary effects of aging in the transmission of the collective memory.

A remarkable achievement, executed with a beautiful simplicity.

The screening will be followed by a film discussion.

Filmmaker Carla Subirana will discuss film, trauma and Spanish Civil War in a round table with Maria Dasca, lecturer in Catalan Studies, Harvard, and Esther Gimeno, Assistant Professor of the Practice, Boston College.

In Catalan with English subtitles - Open to the Public


The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, Observatorio - Instituto Cervantes at Harvard, Institut Ramon Llull, University of Massachusetts-Amherst



Department of Romance Languages and Literatures



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