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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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Turley, Cox, and Ratner Praise Baltasar Garzón

June 16, 2011
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Turley, Cox, and Ratner Praise Baltasar Garzón

Among the distinguished guests at ALBA’s 2011 reunion to honor Judge Garzón were Professor Jonathan Turley of George Washington University Law School, who interviewed the Judge; as well as Larry Cox, Executive Director of Amnesty International USA, and Michael Ratner, President of the Center for Constitutional Rights, who both gave speeches at the event....
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Cox speech online

May 18, 2011
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Cox speech online

Now available for online viewing: the speech that Larry Cox, Executive Director of Amnesty International, USA, gave on Saturday May 14 in New York City on the occasion of the first ALBA/Puffin Human Rights Award for Judge Baltasar Garzón:
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Ratner speech available

May 18, 2011
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Ratner speech available

Now available for online viewing: the speech that Michael Ratner, President of the Center for Constitutional Rights, gave on Saturday May 14 in New York City on the occasion of the first ALBA/Puffin Human Rights Award for Judge Baltasar Garzón:
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Turley Garzón interview video available

May 17, 2011
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Turley Garzón interview video available

Before Judge Baltasar Garzón received the first ALBA/Puffin Award for Human Rights Activism this past Saturday May 14 in New York, he was interviewed by Professor Jonathan Turley of George Washington University Law School. The whole interview (appr. 1h15m) was filmed by David Schwittek and can now be viewed here:
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Archives of Activism: The Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives (2004, 11 mins)

April 13, 2011
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I finally figured out how to upload to vimeo.com the video I made in 2004 about ALBA and the uses to which the archive was being put in the early 2000s. Many of the details contained in the video are by now obsolete: the number of surviving veterans has dramatically declined since 2004; the...
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When the War Was Over: Remembering April 1, 1939

April 1, 2011
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When the War Was Over:  Remembering April 1, 1939

On this day, 1939, Franco declared victory over the Spanish Republic.  In this five-minute video, produced for the exhibition “Facing Fascism: New York and the Spanish Civil War,”  several New Yorkers, including Lincoln vets Abe Osheroff and Abe Smorodin, remember that sad day. Video here:   When the War Was Over
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Gripping new documentary on stolen Spanish babies

March 18, 2011
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Gripping new documentary on stolen Spanish babies

Montse Armengou and Ricard Belis, the pair of Catalan documentary filmmakers that brought us Les fosses del silenci (The Spanish Holocaust, view part 1part 2), Els nens perduts del franquisme (The Lost Children of Francoism, part 1 - part 2), and Memòria per llei (Memory by Law, view) returned last month...
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Video of Garzón book presentation

March 17, 2011
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Video of Garzón book presentation

From El Universal, a 3-minute video clip of Garzón's book presentation three days ago:
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