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The Films of Bigas Luna: Then and Now. In Conversation with Santiago Fouz H...

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Instituto Cervantes Sydney

Level 3, 299 Sussex St.

Sydney, NSW 2000

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The 21st edition of the Spanish Film Festival will pay special tribute to iconic Spanish movie maker Bigas Luna. Regarded as one of Spain´s most remarkable and original movie directors in recent decades, Bigas Luna discovered world-renowned stars Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem. This lecture will be given by Professor Santiago Fouz Hernandez, Professor in Hispanic Studies and Film Studies at Durham University. Mr. Fouz-Hernandez will analyse other less known facets of Bigas Luna such as his artistic production.

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Mr. Santiago Fouz Hernández is Professor in Hispanic Studies and Film Studies at Durham University (UK). He is author of the books "Cuerpos de cine, masculinidades carnales en el cine y la cultura popular contemporáneos" (Bellaterra, 2013) and, with Alfredo Martínez Expósito, "Live Flesh: The Male Body in Contemporary Spanish Cinema" (I. B. Tauris, 2007). He is also editor of four books, including "Spanish Erotic Cinema" (Edinburgh University Press, 2017) and "Mysterious Skin: Male Bodies In Contemporary Cinema" (I. B. Tauris, 2009), as well as editorial board member of the journal Studies in Spanish and Latin American Cinemas. He has been visiting scholar at the universities of Queensland (2002, 2005), CUNY Graduate Center (2010), Harvard (2012), U C Berkeley and Pittsburgh (2015). Currently he is completing a monograph on Spanish filmmaker Bigas Luna for Manchester University Press and coordinating a series of tribute events to celebrate the work of the late director in Australia, Costa Rica, Spain, Great Britain, Mexico and the United States.

There will be a Q&A session after the presentation.

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