Meeting the Director: Screenings and Q&A with Helena Taberna

Event Date


Helena Taberna is a Spanish director of a number of noteworthy films such as Yoyes (2000) and La buena nueva (2008) and groundbreaking documentaries like Extranjeras (2003) and more recently, Nagore (2010), which centers on the problem of femicide. Her most recent film, Acantilado (2016), won an award at the Austin Film Festival, and she has received numerous awards for her other films.

Monday, November 19th
3:30 PM Nagore (2010)
126 Voorhies 
Followed by Q & A / discussion on gender violence and femicide

Tuesday, November 20th
12:00 PM Lunch Talk 
912 Sproul Hall

1:00 PM Extranjeras (2002)
912 Sproul Hall
Followed by Q & A / discussion

These events are sponsored by the Department of Spanish & Portuguese, the Davis Humanities Institute, the Hemispheric Institute on the Americas, and the Department of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies