Latino Film Festival: Flamenco, Flamenco (2010, Spain)
Thursday @ 7:00pm
Flamenco, Flamenco (2010, Spain)
In Spanish with English subtitles
Director: Carlos Saura
Screenwriter: Carlos Saura
Cinematographer: Vittorio Storaro
Producer: Jesús Caballero
Distributor: Imagina International, Madrid (imaginasales.com)
Synopsis: The most recent film by the distinguished Spanish film director, Carlos Saura, celebrates the music, song and dance of the flamenco tradition, a hybrid of Arabic, Spanish, and Indian art forms. The film features many of the very best flamenco artists in performance, including the dancers Farruquito, Sara Baras, Israel Galván and Eva Yerbabuena; guitarists Manolo Sanlúcar, Paco de Lucia and José Miguel Carmona; and singers Niña Pastori (Latin Grammy winner) and Miguel Poveda, among others. The film highlights that flamenco is a robust and thriving art form that lends itself to a diversity of interpretations (90 minutes; in Spanish with English subtitles).
Prof. Carmen de Urioste
About: Carmen de Urioste is Professor of Spanish Literature at Arizona State University. She is the author of Novela y Sociedad en la España contemporánea(1994-2009)(2009), Narrativa anadaluza (1900-1936): Erotismo, Feminismo y Regionalismo (1997), co-author of The Writer’s Reference Guide to Spanish (1999) and co-editor of two anthologies, Literatura española: Una Antología (1995) and Spanish Literature (2000). She also authored critical editions of Cuentos judíos contemporáneos by Rafael Cansinos Assens and La Casa de enfrente by Ernestina de Champourcin. Her articles on Spanish literature and culture have appeared in leading academic journals, such as Confluencia, Letras peninsulares, and Revista Hispánica moderna. Dr. Urioste is currently the editor of Letras femeninas and co-editor of Ámbitos feministas.