We are pleased to invite you to the 3rd BASQUE, CATALAN and GALICIAN CINEMA SEASON taking place next 9th, 16th and 23rd of May, at the Barber Institute of Fine Arts (University of Birmingham).
The season will start on Thursday, 9th May, from 14.30 to 17.00, with the projection of the Basque film Zorion perfektua (Perfect Happiness), directed by Jabi Elortegi. The director Jabi Elortegi will be with us and will take part in a question and answer session after the screening.
The season will continue on Thursday, 16th May, from 14.30 to 17.00, with the projection of the Galician film Doentes (Sick People), directed by Gustavo Balza. The director Gustavo Balza will be visiting us to answer any questions about his work after the screening.
The season will close on Thursday, 23rd May, from 14.30 to 17.00, with the projection of the Catalan film Els nens salvatges (The Wild Ones), directed by Patricia Ferreira. The co-producer Gonzalo Bendala will be with us to discuss the film after the screening.
All films will be projected in original version with English subtitles. All screenings are free and open to the public.
The activity has been organized thanks to the support of the Etxepare Basque Institute, the Institut Ramon Llull, the Xunta de Galicia and the University of Birmingham.
ZORION PERFEKTUA (Perfect Happiness): http://www.zorionperfektua.com/
DOENTES (Sick people):http://zircozine.com/gl/doentes/
ELS NENS SALVATGES (The wild ones): http://elsnenssalvatges.wordpress.com/
The address of the barber Institute of Fine Arts is
UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM, EDGBASTON, BIRMINGHAM, B15 2TS
How to find it:
The Barber Institute is just three miles from the centre of Birmingham and is easily accessible by Car, Bus and Train.
Take the A38 (Bristol Road), turning onto Edgbaston Park Road. Parking is available in the University’s South Car Park, with the Barber Institute situated at the top of the hill opposite King Edward’s School, two minutes walk from the car park.
Nos 61 and 63 leave the city centre (Broad Street or Navigation St). The bus stops at the bottom of Navigation Street (ask for the University). The number 98 also leaves the city centre from Colmore Row, and stops on Edgbaston Park Road.
University Station is a five minute walk from the Barber Institute on the campus. Trains leave New Street station regularly and take approximately 10 minutes.