Raza (Spain, 1941)

Sunday, August 7, 2016
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm, UCLA Hammer Museum - Billy Wilder Theater

Cinema and the Spanish Civil War

See below for additional information.

Admission

Advance tickets are available online for $10.

Tickets are also available at the Billy Wilder Theater box office beginning one hour before showtime: $9, general admission; free to all UCLA students with valid ID; $8, other students, seniors and UCLA Alumni Association members with ID.

Contact

Film and Television Archive
(310) 206-8013
archive@cinema.ucla.edu

Website

https://www.cinema.ucla.edu/events/2016/cinema-spanish-...

Additional Information

Raza (Spain, 1941) directed by José Luis Sáenz de Heredia. Adapted from a novel by Francisco Franco (writing under a pseudonym) and produced with the support of the state apparatus without acknowledging Franco's authorship, this film illustrates the experiences of a Galician family whose divided loyalties are finally aligned with the Nationalists as Franco rises to power. Adapted after 1945 for a new release with Fascist elements replaced by anti-communist ones, this original version was long thought lost, but can now be appreciated as the ultimate ideological appeal by the new government to Nationalist sentiment.

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