Cine en la Biblioteca: Spanish Film Series - "La Colmena"
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 - 6:00pm
La Colmena (The Beehive or The Hive) is a 1982 Spanish film directed by Mario Camus. Based on the novel The Hive by Camilo José Cela it depicts the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War and its impact on several characters. Cela has a small role as Matías.
The film is set in Madrid during the postwar period, beginning in 1942. The population suffers the consequences of the civil war. A group of members of a social gathering meet every day in the café La Delicia.
The Ortigas Foundation, with the collaboration of the Embassy of Spain and the Instituto Cervantes de Manila, begins its monthly film series CINE EN LA BIBLIOTECA with two runs on the Spanish Civil War and its first series on literature and cinema with the film adaptations of La Colmena by Camilo José Cela and El Abuelo by Benito Pérez-Galdós. The films will be screened in Spanish with English subtitles.
FREE ADMISSION and tickets will be available on a firstcome, first-served basis.
Please call to reserve.
Tel. 631-1231 to 38, local nos. 228/222