Last night the Teatro Colón of A Coruña hosted the inauguration of the (S8) 9th Mostra Internacional de Cinema Periférico, which will run until June 3, 2018.
The Passion of Joan of Arc, by Carl Theoder Dreyer, is one of the most indisputable masterpieces in the history of cinema and during the inauguration of the (S8) 9th Mostra Internacional de Cinema Periférico, which took place last night at the Teatro Colón de A Coruña, captivated the public thanks to the opera / oratoire of Richard Einhorn, Voices of Light / The Passion of Joan of Arc, and the precise direction of Fernando Briones orchestrating the powerful interpretation of Gaos Choir and Orchestra.
Once again with Quico Cadaval as master of ceremonies, the inauguration gala of the (S8) 9th Mostra Internacional de Cinema Periférico was attended by Goretti Sanmartín, Vice President of the Provincial Council of A Coruña, José Manuel Sande, Councilor for Culture of the City Council of A Coruña, Alberto Lema, Councilor for Tourism of the City Council of A Coruña, Lanzada Calatayud, Tourism Manager of the Council of A Coruña, Guillermo Escrigas, CGAI Director and on behalf of AGADIC – Xunta de Galicia, Silvia Longueira, Director of the Fundación Luis Seoane, Beatriz Aller, responsible for the headquarters of Afundación in A Coruña, among others, in a breathtaking and alchemical evening, through the sum of the beautiful and exciting close-ups of Carl Theodor Dreyer’s film with the lyrical mysticism of the score by Richard Einhorn.
The gala Voices of Light / The Passion of Joan of Arc is the start of ten days of the best international avant-garde cinema. Philip Hoffman, Frield vom Gröller, Pablo Mazzolo, Scott Stark, Chris Kennedy and Maria Ruido, among others, will visit the (S8) to present their artistic work. Cinema conferences, film performances, projections of the invited guests, workshops and professional meetings complete the rich program of the ninth edition of a Mostra that one more year will make A Coruña the epicenter of artistic creation.