The Burning Church by Carlos Saura opens to the sound of Calanda’s drums

the Burning chapel of Carlos Saurawho died last Friday at the age of 91, opened this afternoon at the Madrid Film Academy presided over by a portrait of him and he Joya the honor he received on Saturday. After 12:00, on the stage with the burning church, and where The director’s widow and children were already there, The drums of Calanda, the municipality of Teruel in Bajo Aragon where Luis Buñuel was born and which Seurat used when he shot some scenes for his movie in this city Mint frappeWith Geraldine Chaplin.

Ten drummers attended the opening ceremonywhere many media and security agencies have gathered, and the head of government, Pedro Sanchez, is scheduled to attend.

In addition to portraying Sora, in the scene set at the Burning Church You can watch a montage with photos of his movies, A director’s chair with a red flower, a hat that he used and glasses, as well as a camera that he made himself.

They also met A series of artworks baptized by the director in the name of the picturesAnd Made with the technique of drawing and painting on photographic enlargements, where he held many exhibitions.

during this day, Many family, friends and colleagues will pay a final tribute to one of the greatest Spanish filmmakers in history.

The director of the titles was emblematic of Spanish cinema such as Raven breedingAnd the hunt also Flemish He passed away on the eve of receiving the Joya de Honor Award from the Film AcademyAnd In the concert that took place last Saturday at the Andalucia Hall in Seville.

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The award was received on his behalf by his widow, Actress Eulalia Ramón, and two of her seven children, Antonio and Ana, Opening a party that turned emotionally towards the Aragonese filmmaker and in which the current generation of filmmakers laid claim to their influence and legacy.

Photographer, cartoonist and writer, as well as a filmmaker, versatile, restless and hyperactive until the last moments of his life.Sora premiered in theaters ahead of Documentary Film Week The walls speakAnd in which he proposes a journey from rock art to contemporary graffiti and traces the origin of the artistic impulse.

Also next Wednesday The show premieres at the Infanta Isabel Theater in Madrid Lorca for Sorahis latest creation, featuring singer India Martinez debuting as an actress and getting into a poet’s skin.

During his career, he won international awards such as the Silver Bear for Best Director at the Berlin International Film Festival for the hunt And Mint frappe Or the Grand Jury Special Prize at the Cannes Film Festival for Angelica’s cousin.

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It also won the Goya Award for Best Director and Best Adapted Screenplay Oh Carmela! And the Gold Medal of the Film Academy in 1992.

The Council of Ministers will award it this Tuesday The Great Cross of the Civil Order of Alfonso X the Wise por his “indisputable contribution to Spanish culture and art” and being “one of the greatest seminal artists in the history of Spain”.

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