Exhibition ‘Isasi Isasmendi en 3D – UN CINEASTA AL VOLTANT DEL MÓN’
Life and career of famous filmaker, Isasi Isasmendi
From the 22nd of March until the 17th of May, Isasi Isasmendi has a space dedicated to his career in Sa Nostra Sala.
‘Born in Madrid in 1927, but raised in Barcelona and Ibiza of adoption, Antonio Isasi-Isasmendi began in the cinema as a dubber of children in the Voz de España studios in Barcelona. Later he began to work in film editing, becoming in a short time one of the most outstanding of the time. After creating his own production company, he was able to shoot a fortnight of films, among which stand out such well-known and successful titles as Tierra de todos, Las Vegas 500 millones, La máscara de Scaramouche, Un verano para matar o El perro.
He was one of the pioneers in Spain to shoot international co-productions that were later distributed by big companies such as Warner Bros, Columbia or Embassi. In fact, some of his titles were translated into 13 languages or released in New York in more than 40 cinemas at the same time. In addition, he had the merit of having under his command actors such as Lee J. Cobb, Karl Malden, Raf Vallone, Jack Palance, Olivia Hussey, Jason Miller, Lea Massari, Gary Lockwood, Horst Buchholz, Fernando Rey, Francisco Rabal, Maribel Verdú, Germán Cobos or Marisa Paredes.
He was president of the jury at the festivals in Berlin, San Sebastian and Malaga and won numerous awards from the Circle of Cinematographic Writers, Critic of Barcelona and the City of Barcelona. In addition, in 2000 he received the Honorary Goya award for his outstanding contribution to the cinema and, he already had the Gold Medal of the Academy of Arts and Cinematographic Sciences of Spain and the Gold Medal for Merit in the Fine Arts granted by His Majesty the King in 2007.
With Ibiza he had a very special relationship residing in the town of Sant Jordi. In fact, in 2012, he decided to donate his entire DVD collection to the village library. In addition, it was very common to see him supporting young filmmakers who sought to make their way into the cinema.’
– Source: PERIÓDICO DE IBIZA
ACTIVITIES OF THE ISASI-ISASMENDI EXHIBITION IN 3D, A FILMMAKER AT THE VOLTANT OF MÓN
📌 Day 3 of April · 8pm: Screening of the film “The mask of Scaramouche” (1963) – Auditorium of Cas Serres. Ibiza
📌 April 11th · 8pm: Presentation of the documentary “Isasi x Isasi”, by Antoni Isasi Jr. – In Sa Nostra Sala, culture room. Ibiza
📌 May 9th · 8pm: Round table “Surroundings to the cinematography of Antonio Isasi-Isasmendi”. – In Sa Nostra Sala, culture room. Ibiza
- Sant Bartomeu 2019 Festivities
- Aug 25 2019 - Sep 22 2019
- 9:00 am - 11:00 pm