March 6, 2010

NYC’s 74th Reunion of the Volunteers of Liberty
Lincoln Brigade’s “Legacy of Activism” Award to Honor
Amy Goodman, acclaimed broadcast journalist, host of Democracy Now!
May 2, 4:30 pm
Museo del Barrio, 104th Street and 5th Avenue
Order tickets online at by clicking on “NEW YORK REUNION 2010”
For information, write or call (212) 674-5398.
SF Bay Area Reunion
To be announced. For information go to

Other Spring Events
March 9, 8 pm: Orphan Film Festival , NYC
Henri Cartier-Bresson’s lost documentary, With the Lincoln Brigade in Spain (1938)
IFC Center, 323 Sixth Avenue at West Third Street, (212) 924-7771
For tickets go to

April 14, 7 pm: Screening & Roundtable
To My Son in Spain: Finnish Americans in the Spanish Civil War
The King Juan Carlos I Center, 53 Washington Square South, NY
Co-sponosored by ALBA and the King Juan Carlos Center
Free to the public. Reception to follow.

April & May: Seattle Series
Lives, History, Memory: The Spanish Civil War Seventy Years After
University of Washington, Gowen Hall Rm 201
For more information, call (206) 543-2022

April 27, 7 pm: Helen Graham, Professor at the University of London
“Border Crossings: Thinking about the International Brigaders before and after Spain”

May 25, 7 pm: Jordana Mendelson, Professor at NYU
“History on Display: Context, Controversy, and Picasso’s Guernica”
Film Series On Spanish Civil War. For details, go to or call (206) 543-2022.

Film series:

April 8: Jaime Camino, Los niños de Rusia (2001). In Spanish and Russian with English subtitles. The dramatic story of 3000 young Spaniards evacuted to the Soviet Union during the Spanish Civil War, and their eventual return to their homeland.
7 PM. Gowen Hall 201.

April 22: Carlos Saura, Ay, Carmela (1990). In Spanish with English subtitles. “This is the film I always wanted to make” (Saura).
7 PM. Gowen Hall 201.

May 4: Pontus Hjorthén and Martin Jönsson, Mari Carmen España: The End of Silence (2008). In Spanish with English subtitles. “This is the perfect … road-movie documentary with scintillating twenty first-century production values that also respects the ‘old-fashioned’ ones of historical context and investigative rigor” (Helen Graham).
7 PM. Gowen Hall 201

May 20: Guillermo del Toro, Pan’s Labyrinth (2006). In Spanish with English subtitles. “Del Toro’s second Spanish Civil War film once again combines genres: the horror movie and the western are this time combined with a dark fairy tale. It vividly portrays Spanish fascism’s love of death and hatred of the imagination” (Charles Oberndorf).
7 PM. Gowen Hall 201


2 Responses to “ Events ”

  1. leonore veltfort on March 16, 2010 at 6:39 pm

    Dear ALBA friends, Thank you for again the excellent issue of ALBA & this website. I wanted to know what the date might be for our sf bay area event?events. Alba said to check for the San Franciso date. Would you be kind enough to let me know either at above email or at my phone # in Oakland CA when you find out if there is a reunion here or whatever else might be happening in this area. good luck with great nyc may2 (like to be there ) and hope my daughter and family might come/and seattle events too.
    In solidarity and gratitude for those carrying on the legacy and memory
    Leonore Veltfort 510-547-5497. Oakland CA

    The email is my tennant-she will let know if there is an email reply/if you might put her on an email list, much appreciated.

  2. Jeanne Houck, ALBA ED on March 27, 2010 at 11:56 am

    Sunday, May 30th at 2pm at the The Freight and Salvage Coffee House in Berkeley

    Honoring Spanish Judge Baltasar Garzon
    Songs of the Spanish Civil War :
    Barbara Dane with Bruce Barthol and friends
    Guest speaker, Maria Blanco
    UC Law School, Executive Director, Earl Warren Institute

    NEW YORK 74th Reunion of the Volunteers for Liberty
    Brigadistas and Activists: A Legacy Without Borders
    May 2nd, 4:30 pmEl Museo del Barrio (104th & 5th Ave)
    Featuring Amy Goodman, award-winning broadcast journalist, nationally syndicated columnist, author and host of Democracy Now!

    Buy your tickets online now at