November 27, 2019 Subject:
Remember Spain, Spanish Refugee Aid
One of the movies she directed in 2006, for the french TV, is deposited in the Tamiment Library, New York University. The title : "Remember Spain, Spanish Refugee Aid", here is a summary of this documentary :
Thousands of survivors from the Spanish Civil War fled Spain in 1939 when they were defeated by Franco. Many of them found refuge in France and there were provided both psychological and financial support until 2006 through the “Spanish Refugee Aid”. The SRA was an American association founded in 1953 by Nancy Macdonald, an anarchist intellectual.
Alternating between the past and the present, we will relive some of their story, tinted with revolutionary colours and humanitarian values. It is vital for the respect and dignity of humankind that nothing from that period in history be forgotten.