Instituto Cervantes screens online film classic El Sur on July 18, 19

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This weekend, the Instituto Cervantes Manila invites you to watch the Spanish classic El Sur (The South) directed by Víctor Erice in 1983.

El Sur confirmed Erice’s status as an auteur.

Based on a story by Spanish writer Adelaida García Morales, El sur is set in the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War.

It depicts the childhood and adolescent life of Estrella, a girl fascinated by her father, a brooding doctor haunted by a secret past.

The film will be available with English subtitles.

Please note that it will be accessible from the Philippines only on July 18 and 19 (Saturday and Sunday) only.

To access the film and the password kindly click here:

Alongside with the screenings, Instituto Cervantes and the Embassy of Spain have programmed for every Sunday, at 5 pm (Manila time), an online discussion about the film shown during the weekend.

The next videotalk is on, July 19, at 5 pm (Manila time), and will be about El Sur. Filmmakers Baby Ruth Villarama and Sally Gutiérrez and Richard Bolisay will join the discussion.

To attend the online discussion, kindly access this link:

More information on El Sur is available at this page:

The film is presented by Instituto Cervantes in collaboration with the Embassy of Spain in the Philippines and the Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences of Spain.

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