12-18 November 2018

L'Alternativa Parallel

She Cuts

She Cuts -

Any of these names sound familiar?

Dede Allen, Maya Deren, Núria Esquerra, Beate Mainka-Jellinghaus, Sally Menke, Nelly Quettier, Thelma Schoonmaker, Molly Malene Stensgaard, Mary Sweeney, Ana Pfaff, Diana Toucedo...

How about these films?

Bonnie and Clyde, Meshes of the Afternoon, En la ciudad de Sylvia, Stroszek, Reservoir Dogs, Beau travail, Raging Bull, Dancer in the Dark, Lost Highway, Trinta lumes...

She Cuts is dedicated to female film editors, the invisible force behind many acclaimed films. It aims to pay tribute to the all-too-often overlooked work of a series of remarkable women from Spain and overseas who have cut some of the great films in recent history.

If directing is a vision, editing is the heartbeat.

— Jean-Luc Godard —

The section, organised in collaboration with the Filmoteca de Catalunya, includes an extensive programme of screenings, talks with film editors Diana Toucedo, Ana Pfaff, Ariadna Ribas and Núria Esquerra, a roundtable with Nelly Quettier, Tere Font, Julia Juániz and Núria Esquerra and a masterclass with Molly Malene Stensgaard.

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