Bay Area Commemorates 80th Anniversary of the Spanish Civil War 

August 25, 2016

Please join us in September and October for a full slate of Spanish Civil War-related events in the San Francisco Bay Area, closing with ALBA’s annual celebration on October 23 at the Zellerbach Playhouse on the UC Berkeley campus.


SemanaGuerra Civil @ 80 
Bancroft Library Display of Spanish Civil War Collection

Corridor cases of the Bancroft Library
Opens September 1, 2016

Incite the Spirit  
Poster Art of the Spanish Civil War 

Townsend Center for the Humanities
Opens Tuesday, September 6, 2016, on show until Dec 16, 2016


Adam Hochschild discusses the writing and research behind his new book: Spain in our Hearts: Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939

Morrison Room, Doe Library, UCB
Opening event, September 14, 5 PM

Stephens Hall, UCB
September 21, 12 PM

Jeremy Scahill

Jeremy Scahill

Talk by Jeremy Scahill, 2016 co-recipient of the ALBA/Puffin Award for Human Rights Activism
Zellerbach Playhouse
Monday, October 24, 2016, 7:30 PM

Poetry Reading

Poetry of the Spanish Civil War – Readings by Berkeley Poets
Wednesday, October 4, 2016, 7PM

Film Screening 

The Good Fight (1986) directed by Noel Buckner, Mary Dore, Sam Sills with short Guernica (1950) directed by Alan Hessens and Alain Resnais
Introduced by Peter N. Carroll, Chair Emeritus, ALBA
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Thursday, October 13th, 2016, 7 PM

Bay Area 80th Anniversary Celebration 

October 23rd, 2016 

Zellerbach Playhouse

Heart of Spain – A Musical of the Spanish Civil War
UC Berkeley Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies
2 PM (special performance for ALBA)

Followed by Meet the Authors – Heart of Spain co-authors Peter Glazer and Eric Peltoniemi
Interviewed by Philip Kan Gotanda

Reception for Bay Area ALBA Community