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Aidez l'Espagne
Aidez l'Espagne
217 Ratings


The Colegio de Arquitectos de Catalunya commissioned Pere Portabella to make this film for the Joan Miró retrospective exhibit in 1969.

Our take

The Catalan filmmaker (and all-round Renaissance man) Pere Portabella combines newsreel footage from the Spanish Civil War with close-ups of Miró “Barcelona” series to craft this dynamic montage. A temperature-check on the nation from 1969, which wears its anti-fascist credo close to its heart.