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Mujeres de Cine Film Series: Summer 1993
August 25, 2018 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Created in 2010 with the purpose of boosting and spreading Spanish films and shorts made by women, Mujeres de Cine is made possible by SPAIN arts & culture. Four films will be screened as matinees at 2 pm on select Saturdays between July 14 and August 25.
Saturday, July 14, 2 pm: Dancing Beethoven, directed by Arantxa Aguirre
Saturday, July 28, 2 pm: Most Beautiful Island, directed by Ana Asensio
Saturday, August 11, 2 pm: Júlia Ist, directed by Elena Martin
Saturday, August 25, 2 pm: Summer 1993, directed by Carla Simón
ABOUT SUMMER 1993
Six-year-old Frida looks on in silence as the last objects from her recently deceased mother’s apartment are placed in boxes. Although her aunt, uncle, and younger cousin Anna welcome her with open arms, it’s only very slowly that Frida begins to get used to her new home in the countryside. Striking a careful balance between narrative and atmosphere, writer-director Carla Simon paints a vivid portrait of a light-filled summer when a little girl has to face the loss of her mother and integration into a new nuclear family. (Not rated | 2017 | 1 hour, 36 minutes | Watch the trailer)