Contemporary Spanish Cinema Conference

A two day conference addressing a wide range of topics on contemporary Spanish Cinema.Contemporary Spanish CinemaPROGRAMMEFriday 15th March5.30 Opening Keynote AddressPeter Evans on Film and Hispanic Studies6.45 Panel 1‘Hijos del escepticismo’: Social Realism in Spanish Cinema of the 1990sCarmen Herrero (Manchester Metropolitan University)The New Vulgarities: just when you thought Spanish cinema was getting better…Nuria Triana-Torbio (University of Liverpool)Saturday 16th March10.30 Panel 2Marginal Eyes: Najwa Nimiri in the films of Daniel CalparsoroRob Stone (University of Wales, Aberystwyth)Surrealist Iconography in Julio Medem’s ‘Los amantes del circulo polar’.Philip Morris (Manchester Metropolitan University)12.30 Panel 3Text and Intertext: Almodovar’s later filmsMark Allinson (Royal Holloway, University of London)‘La lengua de la marposas’Antonio Lazaro Reboll (University of Nottingham)From the Margins to the Mainstream: recent Spanish horror cinema Andy Willis (University of Salford)2.30 Closing Keynote AddressJennifer Green (Spanish Correspondent, Screen International) on contemporary trends in the Spanish film industry.Tickets: Delegates £20.00 (access to all sessions)Individual panel sessions £5.00 full / £4.00 concessionsSpecial offer: get a £1.00 off any session when you buy a ticket to see a ¡Viva! film