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New Director appointed at the Filmoteca Española


The Filmoteca Española has just anounced the appointment of Josetxo Cerdán Los Arcos as its new Director, following the departure of Ana Gallego Torres in June. He will start work in his new capacity in September. 

Josetxo Cerdán Los Arcos is Professor at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (Spain), and has been previously Professor at Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (UAB), with a PhD directed by Roman Gubern on the arrival of sound to Spanish Cinema. He has also been coordinator of the Master in Theory and Practice of Creative Documentary at UAB. He was Artistic Director at Punto de Vista Film Festival in Pamplona (2010-2013) and programmer of the Flaherty Seminar in 2012, the Locarno Film Festival, the Anthology Film Archive or the Lincoln Center, among others. He has written on documentary, transnational film, the Atlantic Hispanic, and mobility. He has published articles in Screen, Studies in Spanish & Latin American Cinemas or Transnational Cinemas. He has also collaborated on collective books such as Transnational Cinema at the Borders. Borderscapes and Cinematic Imaginary (edited by A. Mendes and J. Sundholm, 2018) and The Routledge Companion to Latin American Cinema (M. D’Lugo, A. López. L. Podalsky, 2017).

For further information about this appointment, please contact Carlos Reviriego, Adjunto a la Dirección/Director de Programación.

New Director appointed at the Filmoteca Española


The Filmoteca Española has just anounced the appointment of Josetxo Cerdán Los Arcos as its new Director, following the departure of Ana Gallego Torres in June. He will start work in his new capacity in September. 

Josetxo Cerdán Los Arcos is Professor at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (Spain), and has been previously Professor at Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (UAB), with a PhD directed by Roman Gubern on the arrival of sound to Spanish Cinema. He has also been coordinator of the Master in Theory and Practice of Creative Documentary at UAB. He was Artistic Director at Punto de Vista Film Festival in Pamplona (2010-2013) and programmer of the Flaherty Seminar in 2012, the Locarno Film Festival, the Anthology Film Archive or the Lincoln Center, among others. He has written on documentary, transnational film, the Atlantic Hispanic, and mobility. He has published articles in Screen, Studies in Spanish & Latin American Cinemas or Transnational Cinemas. He has also collaborated on collective books such as Transnational Cinema at the Borders. Borderscapes and Cinematic Imaginary (edited by A. Mendes and J. Sundholm, 2018) and The Routledge Companion to Latin American Cinema (M. D’Lugo, A. López. L. Podalsky, 2017).

For further information about this appointment, please contact Carlos Reviriego, Adjunto a la Dirección/Director de Programación.