Seven Days in January on 35 mm (Cinemaattic + Radical Film Network)

Friday, 18th May 2018 / 5:00pm - 9:00pm

7_DIAS_DE_ENERO

Seven Days in January on 35mm (Cinemaattic/Radical Film Network)

Friday 18 May, 6pm

CCA Glasgow Cinema

Tickets ARE ON SALE NOW! via CCA http://www.cca-glasgow.com/programme/rfn68-cinemaattic-presents-seven-days-in-january-35mm

Cinemaattic proudly present a special screening of JA Bardem’s classic anti fascist “Seven Days in January” on 35mm at CCA Glasgow, as part of this year’s Radical Film Network programme.

This touchstone political drama is a reconstruction of the tragic events of January 1977 in Madrid known as the Massacre of Atocha – an attack by right-wing extremists during the Spanish transition to democracy after the death of Franco in 1975.

Based on a notorious series of real events and directed by Juan Antonio Bardem, long an oppositional filmmaker in Spain, this fascinating historical document is a key cultural work of the country’s transition to democracy.

In 1968 Spain was under Franco’s dictatorship, hence the influence of the global protest movement had a limited impact. The spirit of 68’ was delayed in a country oppressed til the end of the 20th century.

The happenings of those days in Spain became the late natural response of Spanish people to a long awaited protest movement, crowding the streets against the attempt to restore Francoism. Those seven days of January changed Spanish democracy and favoured the legali7-días-de-enero-2sation of the Communist Party days after the massacre.

When right-wing extremists stormed the offices of a group of employment lawyers with links to the Spanish Communist Party, five were left dead and another four gravely injured. The attack, carried out in the name of La Triple A (Anti-Communist Apostolic Alliance), was the most serious incident during a period of extreme socio-political agitation in Spain. Intended to destabilise the fledgling democracy and provoke a coup, did the actions of the extremists destabilise the state and bring about the political change they desired?

There will be a post screening discussion on Labour’s rights with experts*

  • Our Past events

    Basque Spring | Dantza + Basque Traditional Dance

    Friday, 26th April 2019 / 7:30pm - Friday, 5th April 2019 / 11:59pm

    GET YOUR TICKETS HERE When and Where: Lauriston Hall, Edinburgh , Friday 26th April, Doors Open 7.30pm, Show starts 8pm Basque Films take over Scotland as Cinemaattic present the retrospective “Basque Spring: Films from Basque Country”. The Opening Night is a celebration of Basque Traditional Dance with the screening of Telmo Esnal’s Dantza. The Screening […]

    Read More
    Dantza
  • Our Past events

    Scottish Encounters with Spanish & Portuguese | Nae Pasaran

    Saturday, 27th April 2019 / 7:30pm - 10:00pm

    GET YOUR TICKET HERE We are delighted to partner with The University of Edinburgh for a special screening of Nae Pasaran, one of the films of the year -for only a fiver (£5)-. It will support their exhibition Conectando: Scottish Encounters with Spanish & Portuguese. Friday 5th April to Saturday 29th June. In celebration of one hundred […]

    Read More
    Nae Pasaran
  • Our Past events

    Cinemaattic | MUJER(ES) | Women in Film

    Friday, 29th March 2019 / 7:30pm - 10:00pm

    THURSDAY 28TH MARCH | CCA GLASGOW | GET YOUR TICKETS HERE FRIDAY 29TH MARCH |  LAURISTON  HALL  EDINBURGH  | GET YOUR TICKETS HERE Doors Open 7.30pm, Films start 8pm Make your way in, CinemaAttic is back in town with MUJER(ES)! On top of our all-year-round commitment to highlight female talent, we dedicate a special month […]

    Read More
    matria in scotland
  • Our Past events

    CARMEN & LOLA | Alternative Valentine’s Special Screening | Glasgow and Edinburgh

    Friday, 15th February 2019 / 7:30pm - 11:00pm

    ★ THURSDAY | 14th FEB | Glasgow | CCA | Tickets here ★ FRIDAY | 15th FEB | Edinburgh | NEW VENUE – Lauriston Hall | Tickets here EDINBURGH’S SCREENING WILL BE AT 8:00PM  doors open at 7:30 AT OUR NEW VENUE Lauriston Hall 28 Lauriston St, Edinburgh EH3 9DJ CARMEN & LOLA The perfect Alternative Valentine’s […]

    Read More
    Carmen & Lola
  • Our Past events

    CinemaAttic London presents ‘All my loving’

    Friday, 15th February 2019 / 7:00pm - 10:00pm

    GET YOUR TICKETS HERE   Hey folks, Yes, we know, we´ve been missed for a while. There were changes in the team and the venue at the end of 2018 so we need some time to re balance our forces. But here we go, CinemaAttic takes London again! We come back in February and we […]

    Read More
    all my loving
ico

Join our Newsletter

Don't miss another event get our fortnightly newsletter

GO!