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Spanish concert for the International Brigades

September 16, 2013
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Spanish concert for the International Brigades

Now online: highlights from a Concert for the International Brigades held in Logroño, Spain, on 30 April 2013. Co-sponsored by the International Brigade Memorial Trust, the concert featured the Spanish and British musicians who played at the IBMT's annual commemoration in London’s Jubilee Gardens in July 2012.
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Documenting the Ríos Montt trial

July 16, 2013
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Documenting the Ríos Montt trial

Paco de Onís of Skylight Pictures, who together with Pamela Yates and Peter Kinnoy made Granito: How to Nail a Dictator, writes: We filmed the entire genocide trial of General Efraín Ríos Montt, gavel to gavel, and have produced Dictator in the Dock, a series of 24 webisodes (3-5 minutes each) that will immerse you...
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The Spanish Diaspora in the US and the Spanish Civil War

June 15, 2012
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The Spanish Diaspora in the US and the Spanish Civil War

En español aquí. 1937.  A picnic in Toro Park, 9 miles from Monterey, California.  Several hundred Spaniards from the Monterey Peninsula and the Santa Clara Valley enjoy a pleasurable get-together.  But the raised clenched fists remind us that a war is going on in Spain, and that this social gathering 6,000 miles away in...
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Media spotlight on Doyle and Peccerelli

June 13, 2012
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Media spotlight on Doyle and Peccerelli

The New Yorker, CNN, ProPublica, PRI, NPR, and EFE were among the media featuring this year's ALBA/Puffin Award winners. “How do you bring tolerance and democracy to a country in which a murderous military, which over the years killed some two hundred thousand of its own citizens, is...
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Greetings from Garzón, Amigos

June 13, 2012
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Greetings from Garzón, Amigos

Judge Baltasar Garzón, winner of the 2011 ALBA/Puffin Award for Human Rights Activism, sent a video message to congratulate this year's winners, while the Asociación de Amigos de las Brigadas Internacionales (AABI) was represented at the New York event by treasurer Isabel Pinar.
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Video summary of 2012 NYC event

May 31, 2012
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Video summary of 2012 NYC event

David Schwittek has just put up the 15-minute video summary of the ALBA's 2012 New York City celebration, held on May 13, including the ceremony for the 2012 ALBA/Puffin Award for Human Rights Activism, given to Kate Doyle and Fredy Peccerelli. Watch the video here:
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CNN covers ALBA/Puffin Award

May 14, 2012
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CNN covers ALBA/Puffin Award

CNN Latin America interviewed Kate Doyle and Fredy Peccerelli this morning about their 2012 ALBA/Puffin Award for Human Rights Activism, which was awarded to them yesterday in New York. Watch the video here.
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Videos from memorial unveiling

October 24, 2011
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Videos of speeches given at the unveiling of the new IB memorial in Madrid this weekend: UK brigadista David Lomon; AABI president Ana PérezDean of the Faculty of Fine Arts, Complutense University: University Rector José Carrillo.
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Last Survivors

October 17, 2011
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Last Survivors

Our friends at the IBMT alert us to a new 27-minute film by Javier Pascal and Cristina Ciobanu about the International Brigades, featuring extensive interviews with British volunteers David Lomon and Thomas Watters and songs from the "Goodbye Barcelona" musical. See the film here.
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Mexican Suitcase film triumphs at festivals, in media

September 18, 2011
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Mexican Suitcase film triumphs at festivals, in media

Trisha Ziff’s Mexican Suitcase, a gripping documentary on the photography and historical memory of the Spanish Civil War, has been selected for the New York and Los Angeles DocuWeeks, the San Sebastián Film Festival, the DocMiami International Film Festival, and as opening feature for the AFI Latin American Film Festival in Silver Spring, MD....
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