The Puffin Foundation presents

The Spirit Lives

Photos from the Spanish Civil War, 1936-39

From the archives of the International Institute of Social History in Amsterdam
with additional photos by Lincoln Brigade veteran Sam Walters

curated by Carl Rosenstein

October 17 - November 29, 1998

The Puffin Foundation Ltd. is proud to present powerful photographs of the Spanish Civil War never before seen in the United States. These works depict the struggle in Spain against fascism with a focus on the 'Barcelona Revolution,' the role of the anarchist trade union militias, the role of women in the war and solidarity of the International Volunteers. Join us in our celebration and remembrance of those who believed and fought for a better and just world.

EVENTS

Sunday, October 25. 4:00 p.m.
THE GOOD FIGHT
(Sam Sills & Mary Dore, 1984)
The definitive documentary on the Abraham Lincoln Brigade,
followed by a dicussion with ALB veteran Moe Fishman.
free
6:00 p.m.
MIMBRE y VARETA
Ensemble Flamenco - Live Performance
by Maria Lecuna, La Conja, Pedro Cortes
$5

Sunday, November 1. 4:00 p.m.
BOOK SIGNING AND RECEPTION
for ALB veteran Harry Fisher and his book
"Comrades," Tales of a Brigadista in the Spanish Civil War
5:00 p.m.
ASIAN VOLUNTEERS IN THE SPANISH CIVIL WAR
A compelling story of the Chinese and Asian comrades who joined the International Brigades told with slides by Len and Nancy Tsou.
Free.

Sunday, November 8. 4:00 p.m.
SPANISH EARTH
(Joris Ives & Ernest Hemingway, 1937)
A documentary about the Civil War used to generate money for ambulances. "Working for the earth and fighting for the earth." This landmark documentary pulses with immediacy and passion, but its spare imagination and narration ensure that it consistently transcends propaganda.
Discussion with ALB veteran Len Levinson to follow.
Free.

Sunday, November 15. 4:00 p.m.
AY! CARMELA
(Carlos Saura, 1990)
This award-winning film tells the story of two cabaret performers taken prisoner by Franco's army and forced to entertain the fascist troops. Saura creates an authentic atmosphere and makes strong political points.
Free.

Sunday, November 22. 4:00 p.m.
CHRONICLES OF HOPE
A film by Jorge Amat
The story of the International Brigades in Spain.
Discussion with Lincoln Brigade veterans to follow.
Free.