After holding its inaugural session last week, the Ateneo Libre de Benalmádena continues its activity tomorrow, Wednesday, with the conference on feminism from a cultural perspective, which will be given by the former Councilor for Culture and Education, Elena Galán. The talk will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the Arroyo de la Miel House of Culture.
The Ateneo Libre de Benalmádena, according to its president, Jesús Lobillos, was created with the purpose of spreading culture, “disseminating and making available to citizens a series of knowledge and reflections on current problems for discussion, clarifying concepts and avoiding prejudices. to achieve a better society ”.
Regarding the programming projected for the last quarter of the year, next Wednesday 20, Juan Manuel Castillo Cerdán will speak on La desamortización de Benalmádena durante el siglo XIX, the October 27 it will be the turn of the Vice-Rector for Sports of the University of Malaga, Emilio Fernández, with whom a debate will be opened about the Alta competición, luces y sombras.
Already in November, specifically the day 17, attendees will learn about Concepts of current ceramics from the hand of Sandra M. Céspedes and the day December 1, Antonio García Velas, holder of Didactics of language and literature at the UMA, will delve into the figure of the writer and defender of feminism, Emilia Pardo Bazán.
This year, as a novelty, according to Lobillos, “we are going to include a new concept of dissemination of knowledge, in collaboration with the Más Madera cinema-club, consisting of film-forums”. Thus, in each cinema-forum a film will be screened, and there will be a subsequent debate with guests related to the theme. The first of these appointments will be on Wednesday, November 24, with the screening of the film The End of ETA and its subsequent debate. The cinema-forum will be attended by the scriptwriter and journalist Luis Rodríguez Aizpeolea and Jesús Eguiguren, leader of the PSE and participant in the peace negotiations.
Más Madera projects this Thursday The Farewell
On the other hand, lovers of the seventh art will be able to enjoy the film The Farewellby Lulu Wang, which will be screened by the Más Madera cinema-club this Thursday, October 14 at 9:00 p.m. at the Casa de la Cultura in Arroyo de la Miel.
In The farewell, the viewer is faced with a subject that does not affect everyone, at some point in our lives, how is the loss of a family member, which in this specific case takes a loquacious course when facing Western culture and the eastern. This feature film is inspired by the personal and family experiences, all traversed by emigration, of its screenwriter and director Lulu Wang and despite the drama implicit in the theme, in different scenes humor arises in a subtle way in the simple comparison of cultures.
The next appointment proposed by the Más Madera cinema-club cultural association will be on October 21 with the Tribute to Luis García Berlanga. The event will open with a talk by the film critic Santiago Losada on the figure of Berlanga and its cinema, and afterwards there will be a screening of Calabuch, a film that counts as the Cold War, Professor Hamilton, a naive sage who believed in the benefits of nuclear energy, realizing his mistake, flees and takes all its secrets with him. He finds refuge in Calabuch, a Mediterranean town that he finds wonderful because the people limit themselves to living and retain a sense of humor and friendship.