New York's Spanish film series honours Pilar Miró

10th December 2007, Comments 0 comments

A three week film series featuring new and established Spanish directors opened its doors on Friday in New York.

10 December 2007

MADRID – In New York last Friday the 16th edition of Spanish Cinema Now, a three week film series featuring new and established Spanish directors, opened its doors at the prestigious Film Society of Lincoln Center, where director Pilar Miró is being honoured.

Seven films by Miró - who died 10 years ago and is considered one of Spain's most influential artists and a staunch defender of the country's film - are being screened until the series closes on 27 December, including her final masterpiece The Dog in the Manger.

The selection also features an eight-part series commemorating the Spanish Civil War, the best of 2006-2007 by established directors such as Julio Medem, and debuts by seven new filmmakers.

[Copyright EL PAÍS, SL./ KELLY RAMUNDO 2007]

Subject: Spanish news

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