Film: Pioneras: Mujeres de Vanguardia/Pioneers: Women of the Avant-Garde, Segundo López, aventurero urbano
March 9, 2021
12 pm (MST)
Available for 48 hours
Instituto Cervantes Vimeo Channel HERE
In Ana Mariscal’s neorealist comedy Segundo López, aventurero urbano, an honest countryman arrives in Madrid looking for work. When he befriends a street urchin, they embark on innumerable urban adventures. Mariscal, an iconic Spanish film actress, also stars in her directorial debut.
1953; Spanish with English subtitles; 80 minutes; not rated.
Free community event
In February, the Pioneras series featured on-line talks highlighting the work of women who have paved the way in investigating new artistic languages in disciplines such as electronic music, video creation, or photography. This programming is now complemented by “Pioneers of Spanish Cinema,” an on-line exhibition of films made from the 1950s through the early 1980s.
Pioneras Film Schedule:
March 9: Segundo López, aventurero urbano (Ana Mariscal, 1953)
March 12: La gata (Margarita Alexandre & Rafael Torrecilla, 1956)
March 16: El crimen de Cuenca (Pilar Miró, 1979)
March 19: Función de noche (Josefina Molina, 1981)
March 23: Después de… No se os puede dejar solos (Cecilia & José Juan Bartolomé, 1981)
March 26: Despuús de… Atado y bien atado (Cecilia & José Juan Bartolomé, 1981)
The series is supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the New Mexico Humanities Council.