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The Huffington Post: film review of ‘Little Spain’

On Saturday, August 22nd, 2015
‘Little Spain’ film review at The Huffington Post.   “Artur Balder’s Little Spain offer us a neglected, often forgotten, seemingly incidental part of the history of Spain and New York. They converge in the form of Spanish immigrants to the city, a place where, as the song goes, “if you can make it in New ...

La Voz Hispana NY: ‘Little Spain es una especie de obra maestra’

On Saturday, August 22nd, 2015
La Voz Hispana NY: ‘Little Spain es una especia de obra maestra’ “Es precisamente esta muestra de la ambigüedad -por no decir de la incertidumbre- de la identidad española-americana la característica más llamativa de la película de Balder: el catolicismo, la religión de España, y el secularismo de América, parecen funcionar juntos, aparentemente sin problemas ...

EL Cultural: “‘Little Spain’ es una hazaña estética’

On Saturday, August 22nd, 2015
EL Cultural: “‘Little Spain’ es una hazaña estética’. El crítico Donald Kuspit, profesor emérito de Historia del Arte en la State University of New York at Stony Brook, escribe sobre la película que documenta el intento de muchos españoles de convertirse en estadounidenses: “Humildes colonos en una América imperial. Una película brillante tanto por lo ...

‘Little Spain’, Awarded Best Documentary Film 2014 by Latin ACE Awards NYC

On Saturday, August 22nd, 2015
‘Little Spain’, Best Documentary Film 2014 by Latin ACE Awards NYC.     Han transcurrido 48 años desde aquel 12 de diciembre de 1967, cuando un grupo de periodistas y corresponsales residentes en La Gran Manzana, fundaran la Asociación de Cronistas de Espectáculos, ACE, para llenar el vacío existente y de esta manera resaltar la ...

‘Little Spain’ now Official Selection at 5th Golden Door International Film Festival of Jersey City

On Saturday, August 22nd, 2015
‘Little Spain’, now a ‘goodfellas’ in the Official Selection of Golden Door International Film Festival of Jersey City, hosted by the incredible talented Sorvino Family: Paul, Mira and Bill Sorvino. ABOUT GDIFF: Golden Door Film Festival was founded upon the premise that every film that is selected for our program and it’s respective filmmakers should ...

Donald Kuspit: “‘Little Spain’ is a kind of masterpiece”

On Saturday, August 22nd, 2015
      Thus the brilliance of Balder’s film is psychological as well as social: he has insight into the mentality of the Spanish immigrants as well as an understanding of the everyday circumstances of their life. He offers us a psychological portrait of Spanish Americans in the course of examining their situation in New ...