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Galician Film Forum: A Raia

Edmond J Safra Lecture Theatre (Strand Campus), King's Building, London WC2R 2LS
Culture, Other
02/12/2016 (19:00-22:00)
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For the fifth edition of the Galician Film Forum the theme is 'A Raia' -  referring to the the border between Galicia and Portugal.

The GFF will be screening 3 films from both sides of the border - all in Galician and Portuguese with English subtitles.

  • Mulleres da Raia (Women from the Border) by Diana Gonçalves: a documentary about local smuggling and clandestine emigration between Galicia and Portugal during the dictatorships of Franco and Salazar.

  • A Raia (The Border) by Iván Castiñeiras: During twenty years, Pepe and Fernando used to work together. When the border disappeared, they stopped seeing each other.

  • Os Salteadores (The Outlaws) by Abi Feijó: an animated film about political prisoners under the dictatorships of Franco and Salazar.

This event is supported by the Department of Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies.

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