Faculty of Arts and Humanities and School of Modern Languages and Cultures at Durham University and, in particular, Heather Fenwick for her support processing the financial side of the events.
ONLINE EVENTS 2020
Yo soy la Juani film analysis workshop (26 November 2020)
Workshop instructors: filmmaker Santiago Garrido Rua, Santiago Fouz Hernández (Durham University). Penélope Johnson and Jessica Rainey (Translation Studies tutors at Durham University) for overseeing the screenplay translation into English and the following students in the MA in Translation Studies for translating the sequence: Gabriel Beecroft, Guadalupe Carnicero-Fernández, Lucie Hunter and Jenai Campbell.
Carmen Chaves Gastaldo (co-scriptwriter of Yo soy la Juani).
Dušan Radunovic (module coordinator in the BA in Visual Arts and Film, Durham University).
Podcast ‘El legado cinematográfico de Bigas Luna’ (August and September 2020) Speakers/Book Contributors (authors): Ralf Junkerjürgen (U. Regensburg), Antonio Lázaro Reboll (U. Kent), Abigail Loxham (U. Liverpool), Alfredo Martínez Expósito (U. Melbourne), Alejandro Melero (U. Carlos III Madrid), Gonzalo M Pavés (U. La Laguna), Jorge Pérez (U. Texas at Austin), Carolina Sanabria (U. Costa Rica) and H Rosi Song (U. Durham).
Presenters: Santiago Fouz Hernández (Durham University), Esther Gimeno Ugalde (University of Vienna).
Bonus content: Santiago Garrido Rua, Santiago Fouz Hernández. With thanks to Instituto Cervantes Manchester and Sydney.
Podcast editing: Santiago Fouz Hernández
Bigas Luna Cultural Week (9-16 August 2020)
Instituto Cervantes (organisers): Raquel Romero Guillemas (director), Miriam García (culture).
Speakers: Alfredo Martínez Expósito (University of Melbourne) Santiago Fouz Hernández (Durham University).
Video editing: Miriam García (also event moderator) and Santiago Fouz Hernández.
Virtual Book Launch: El legado de Bigas Luna (4 June 2020)
Moderators: Marta Lozano (Tirant lo Blanch publishers) Dr Esther Gimeno Ugalde (Univeristy of Vienna) Prof Santiago Fouz Hernández (Durham University).
Speakers/Book Contributors (authors): Ralf Junkerjürgen (U. Regensburg), Antonio Lázaro Reboll (U. Kent), Abigail Loxham (U. Liverpool), Alfredo Martínez Expósito (U. Melbourne), Alejandro Melero (U. Carlos III Madrid), Gonzalo M Pavés (U. La Laguna), Jorge Pérez (U. Texas at Austin), Carolina Sanabria (U. Costa Rica) and H Rosi Song (U. Durham).
Editor and author, moderator, video editor: Prof Santiago Fouz Hernández (Durham University).
New York City event (March-April 2020)*
At Quad Cinema Tair Shachar (programmer).
At CUNY Graduate Center Distinguished Professor Paul Julian Smith. At Clark University Emeritus Professor Marvin D’Lugo. Gerard Dapena (independent scholar).
*This event had to be postponed due to Covid-19. We hope to re-schedule it in 2021.
Vienna event (May 2019) At Instituto Cervantes Viena: Carlos Ortega Vayón (Director), Miguel Ángel Campos Almeida (Cultura). At Universität Wien: Dr. Esther Gimeno Ugalde and Univ. Prof. Kathrin Sartingen (Institut für Romanistik).
Manchester events (March 2019)
At HOME Manchester: Jessie Gibbs
At Instituto Cervantes Manchester: Maider Jauregi (Cultura), Francisco Oda Ángel (Director).
At Liverpool University: Dr Abigail Loxham.
Santiago Garrido Rúa (filmmaker).
Costa Rica events (August 2018)
At Centro Cultural de España (AECID) and Casa Caníbal: Salvador Vayà Salort (director) and José Rafael Montero (coordinator of cultural events).
At Centro de Cine (Ministry of Culture and Youth, Costa Rica): Yoshua Oviedo Ugalde (director of Preámbulo).
At IIARTE (Art Research Institute), University of Costa Rica: Professor Patricia Fumero (director IIARTE), Nelson Soto (administrative director), Professor Carolina Sanabria, Dr Bertold Salas.
Australia events (April-May 2018)
At Palace Cinemas and Spanish Film Festival: Paulette Arvizu (national festivals manager), Elysia Zeccola (national festivals director), Laura Emerick (national festivals production coordinator), Alice McShane (national festivals event and communications coordinator), Zak Hepburn (Astor Theatre Manager), Mikaela Burgess (Queensland/ Brisbane festivals coordinator), Gina Rubiano (New South Wales/Sydney festivals, events and marketing coordinator).
At Instituto Cervantes Sydney: Raquel Romero Guillemas (director), Marc Barrios (culture), Miriam García (Marketing).
At Univeristy of Melbourne: Professor Alfredo Martínez Expósito, Jennifer Graham-Williams (administration), Abraham Hernández Cubo (panel coordinator).
At University of Queensland: Dr Carles Gutiérrez Sanfeliu (panel coordinator). Embassy of Spain in Australia: Ana María Alonso Giganto (Counsellor), Christel Maria Möller (Cultural Activities).
Spanish Consulate in Melbourne: Consul-General Juan Carlos Gafo Acevedo, Culture: Olivido Martín Guillén.
Spanish Consulate in Sydney: Consul-General Juan Manuel Molina.
Barcelona event (December 2016) At Cinemes Texas: Ventura Pons, Angels Gelabert, Ricard Almazan.
Professor Alfredo Martínez Expósito (University of Melbourne), Professor Carolina Sanabria (IIARTE, Universidad de Costa Rica).
Newcastle upon Tyne event (June 2016)
At Durham University: Dr Abir Hamdar, Hazel Edwards, Heather Fenwick, Marketing and Communications team, Leighton Kitson, and the students John Gilbert, Emily Higgins, Luce Sabin, Hanna Watkins.
At Tyneside Cinema: Chris Scott, Jonny Tull, Holli Keeble At Tyneside Bar Café: Tom Adlam (head chef)
At ¡Vamos!: Nik Barrera
At Vane: Paul Stone and Christopher Yeats
San Francisco event (March 2015)
At Roxie Theater: Isabel Fontdevila
At Durham University: Faculty of Arts and Humanities and University research impact funds for financial support; Abir Hamdar, Hazel Edwards and Rachael Barnwell for their advice and encouragement with organisational matters; Heather Fenwick for her help with administrative matters.
At Intellect: Tim Mitchell, Julie Strudwick Studies in Spanish and Latin American Cinemas: Marvin D’Lugo and Ana López.
… and to all family and friends who offered support and everyone who attended or are planning to attend any future events.