The Aura of the Cause
An Exhibition of Rare Photographs from the Spanish Civil War 1936 - 1939

April 26 - June 1, 1997


Saturday, 5/3. 4:00 p.m.
Gallery talk with the curator, Professor Cary Nelson
VIDEO: "The Good Fight," the definitive documentary on the Abraham Lincoln Brigade

Saturday, 5/10. 4:00 p.m.
TWO FILMS by Judith Montel
"You Are History, You Are Legend: The Legacy of the International Brigade," a documentary on the remaining International Brigade members 1996 return to Spain to receive honorary Spanish citizenship.
"Forever Activists," the story of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade veterans and their lives as social activists from 1936 to 1986.
Discussion with veterans to follow.

Saturday, 5/17. 4:00 p.m.
"Dreams and Nightmares," a 1985 International Critics Award winning documentary by Lincoln veteran Abe Osheroff of his personal memoir of the Spanish Civil War.
"With The Lincoln Brigade," a rarely seen 1/2 hour video made in Spain in 1938 by International Brigade supporters
"Refuge," a documentary made by the North American Committee to Aid Spanish Democracy shows the plight of thousands of refugess and loyalist troops as they pour into France at the end of the war.
Discussion with veterans to follow.

Saturday, 5/31. 4:00 p.m.
"Land and Freedom," this 1996 feature film by Ken Loach depicts George Orwell's controversial account of the war and the infighting between Socialist, Anarchist and Communist factions.
Veteran Len Levinson will critique the film afterwards.