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Centre for Mexican Studies UNAM in London

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October 2017
Free

Screening: The Mexican Suitcase

October 3 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
King’s College London,
Strand Building - Room S-3.20
London, WC2R 2LS United Kingdom
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The Mexican Suitcase (2011) is a Spanish-Mexican documentary film directed by Trisha Ziff. The film tells the story of the 4,500 negatives taken by the prestigious photographers Robert Capa, Gerda Taro and David “Chim” Seymour during the Spanish Civil War. These files remained for a long time in unknown whereabouts, until they were recovered in Mexico City in the 70s. The film also reveals the role played by Mexico during the Civil War and the support offered to the Spanish Republic…

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