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Upcoming Hispanic Arts and Culture in London

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Wifredo Lam at the Tate Modern 14 September 2016 – 8 January 2017 An influential and iconic 20th Century Cuban artist, Wifredo Lam  has been dubbed the Cuban Picasso. Although he is not merely an imitator of Picasso’s work. His work battles themes of social injustice, nature, spirituality, identity and culture and is connected to movements such as surrealism and cubism. This retrospective celebrates his life and artistic career and is relevant now in a time of globalisation alongside cultural…

More Hispanic Cinema

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More upcoming Hispanic Cinema events for September including a second feature on Almodóvar at the BFI Southbank and the 12th London Spanish Film Festival. The Southbank season features a vast selection of Almodóvar films including his latest release, Julieta. As well as screenings of the films there are some special events on topics such as ‘Almodóvar’s Women’ and ‘Spanish Cinema, History and Memory.’ Click here to view the full programme at the BFI Southbank September (22-29) sees the return of the…

Argentine Film Festival London 18-21st August

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August seems to be a great month for Hispanic cinema in London. As well as a month long celebration of the Almodóvar’s work there’s also a showcase of ‘some of the best contemporary films from and about Argentina’. The Argentine Film festival runs from 18-21st August in various cinemas across London and showcases some fantastic Argentinian Cinema. I asked Andi what she thought of the upcoming festival and she told me that I should definitely watch The Clan, “a gripping true-crime…

Almodóvar at The Bloomsbury Curzon from 31 July to 28 August

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The Bloomsbury Curzon celebrates the imminent release of famed Spanish director, Pedro Almodóvar’s, latest film with a month long retrospective on some of his previous works. Each Sunday from the 31st July-28th August one of Almodóvar’s cinematic masterpiece’s will be shown. Whether you love or hate Almodóvar, Andrea argues that it is certain his films will not leave anyone indifferent. If you are yet to form an opinion on Spanish cinema’s most renowned director, then this is a great opportunity…

Some interesting events in London this month

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Hi Everyone, Here are a few events I hope you will find of interest. Some involve politics and some the arts. I hope you enjoy them and please tell us if you have any other suggestions you would like to share. Best wishes Rosie 10 Jun – 4 Sep: Under the Same Sun: Art from Latin America Today, The South London Gallery The South London Gallery presents Under the Same Sun: Art from Latin America Today, the second exhibition of the…