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Film screening for secondary schools - Blancanieves

Venue: Empire Clydebank / Glasgow Film Theatre
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Event Date: 01/02/2013 - 04/02/2013

Glasgow Film Theatre is pleased to offer screenings of a fantastic film from Spain called Blancanieves at GYFF 2013. It is very similar to The Artist and is a great introduction to Spanish culture.

Taking its inspiration from the Brothers’ Grimm story of Snow White and the Seven Dwarves, the beautiful Blancanieves offers a gothic, black & white portrayal of the myth of Snow White.

In 1920s Spain, renowned matador Antonio Villalta prepares to go into the ring while his pregnant wife watches in anticipation. When her husband suffers a serious injury, Antonio’s wife goes into labour, unleashing a series of tragic events that have long-lasting consequences.

A silent Spanish melodrama with a suitably malevolent villain, a chorus of enterprising dwarfs, a resourceful heroine and sumptuous production design, Blancanieves offers a sensory journey into a mythical and cinematic past.

The film is suitable for S1-S6 pupils.  Two screenings are on offer:

  • Friday 1 February, 10.00am – 11.45pm, Empire Clydebank
  • Monday 4 February 1.00pm – 2.45pm, Glasgow Film Theatre

Visit the GFT website for full details and to book places for your school.

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