Javier Espada

Director, Spanish Film Institute
November 15, 2019 - 5:00pm
2019 Latin American and Iberian Film Festival at Yale (LIFFY)
Whitney Humanities Center Auditorium See map

Film Screening and Q&A with Javier Espada: “Generación Buñuel, Lorca, Dalí” 

About Javier Espada

Javier Espada was born in Calanda, Spain and he designed the contents of the permanent exhibition of the Buñuel de Calanda Center (CBC), a museum dedicated to the Aragonese filmmaker Luis Buñuel. He was head of the Center since its creation in 2000 until 2016. He has created the International Film Festival conceived as a film tribute to Luis Buñuel in his homeland, and has directed it for 10 editions. He has also participated, since its creation, in the Zaragoza Ecozine Festival, supporting the environmental commitment through the capacity of diffusion and awareness of cinema, both fiction and documentary. He has curated multiple exhibitions related to Buñuel and cinema, and is a widely respected filmmaker focused on surrealism.