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The Cinema of Luis Buñuel

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Photo portrait of Spanish filmmaker Luis Buñuel
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6 Oct 2020 - 20 Oct 2020

Online Event

Join to this free seminar in English from the Instituto Cervantes in Leeds to learn about the life and work of the most important Spanish filmmaker ever, and the world master of Surrealism in cinema: Luis Buñuel.

During this 5 hour-long seminar -five sessions of 60 minutes- film specialist at the University of Leeds María Seijo-Richart will analyze different aspects of the film production of the Aragonese genious, as it follows:

  • Session 1. Tuesday 6th October 2020, 17.30 - 18.30.
    Introduction: Life and work of Luis Buñuel.
  • Session 2: Thursday 8th October 2020, 17.30 - 18.30.
    Surrealism and subversion.
  • Session 3: Tuesday 13th October 2020, 17.30 - 18.30.
    Surrealist adaptation: Wuthering Heights (1954).
  • Session 4: Thursday 15th October 2020, 17.30 - 18.30.
    The bourgeois class: The Exterminating Angel (1962).
  • Session 5: Tuesday 20th October, 2020, 17.30 - 18.30
    The woman: a praying mantis.

To follow the activity, please register in the Book Tickets link below.

Image Info: Alinari Archives / Universal Images Group

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During this period of social distancing and lockdown due to Coronavirus we advise that you check directly with the organiser of this event that it is going ahead as publicised.

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Instituto Cervantes Leeds
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  • Free Event
  • Adults only
  • Film
  • Online
  • Workshop
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