Women in Spanish Cinema

This course looks at the new visibility and empowerment that woman have achieved both as social subjects and as a major force in acting, directing, production and screenwriting in post-Franco Spain (1975 – 2004). Looks at filmmakers like Isabel Coixet (MY LIFE WITHOUT ME) and Iciar Bollain (TAKE MY EYES) and also actress such as Penélope Cruz, Victoria Abril and Paz Vega. Led by Carmen Herrero (Manchester Metropolitan University). Intermediate level – for those with some knowledge of film studies.Tickets: £40.00 full / £32.00 concs