Media Arts and Design
"Recovering Historical Memory in Spain: Documenting the Crimes of the Franco Dictatorship through Investigative Journalism"
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 5:00 PM
- 8:00 PM
Montserrat Armengou is a Spanish journalist and filmmaker who has worked primarily for Televiso de Catalunya in Barcelona. She is the author of research documentaries about Franco’s repressive dictatorship. Her films include Franco’s Forgotten Children, Graves of Silence, 927 on the Train to Hell, Valley of the Fallen and The Institutions of Fear. Among the honors her films have won are the Grand Prix FIGRA, and they have been shown at IFTA, Liberpress-Radio France Internationale, and the Monte Carlo and New York Film Festivals. She is currently a visiting professor and holder of the King Juan Carlos Chair of Spanish Culture and Civilization at New York University.
Nominated by Jessica Davidson. Sponsored by the Department of History, Women’s and Gender Studies, Communication Studies, School of Media Arts and Design, and Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Cultures.