Facing Fascism': 3 Documentary Projects on the Spanish Civil War
SOURCE: Nation (12-8-07)
"Facing Fascism" is a screening of three related documentary film projects: the full-length documentary La Memoria Es Vaga, video interviews from the exhibit Facing Fascism: New York And The Spanish Civil War, and a short sample from a documentary in progress, Another Camp Is Possible. La Memoria Es Vaga is an award-winning documentary by Katie Halper about the history and legacy of The Valley of the Fallen, Spain's largest monument, built by Franco with political prisoner labor to celebrate his victory and their defeat in the Spanish Civil War.The event is a fundraiser is for a new film, Another Camp Is Possible, a documentary about Camp Kinderland, the unique summer camp that for more than eighty years has lived up to its motto: "Summer Camp with a Conscience." The screening will be followed by a Q&A session with the filmmaker and NYU Professor Jim Fernandez about the film and Spain's new Law of Historical Memory. Suggested Donation $15-150. At The Tank, 279 Church St. (between White and Franklin).