VI Toledo Book Fair

VI Toledo Book Fair

VI Toledo Book Fair

From Saturday 7 to Sunday 15 May Toledo will have the sixth edition of the Book Fair, in the Plaza de Zocodover. The relationship between literature and cinema has been chosen as the theme with the slogan ” A book, a great film” . With numerous programmed activities: presentations and signing of books, cinema, conferences, workshops, routes…

VI Toledo Book FairProgramme of activities (from 7 to 15 May 2011)

SATURDAY 7

  • 12 hours: Proclamation by Felipe Hernández Ponos.
  • Inauguration of the exhibition of cinema posters ” Films shot in Toledo” , in the Zocodover marquee. Organised by El Ateneo Científico y Literario de Toledo.
  • Projection of the audiovisual ” Escrito” . Made by Grupo Apunte (Alfredo Copeiro and Pablo Sánchez) Plaza de Zocodover. 66 minutes long.
  • 19 hours: FILM: BREAKFAST WITH DIAMONDS, directed by Blake Edwars and based on Truman Capote’s novel ” Breakfast at Tiffanýs
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SUNDAY 8

  • 12 hours: CINEMA for children with David Parajes. Organised by La Cueva de Mélies de Hojablanca.
  • 18 hours: Presentation of the Bulletin Nº 1 of the Ateneo Científico y Literario de Toledo. Speaker: Juan José Fernández Delgado President of the Ateneo. Organised by: Literary Scientific Athenaeum of Toledo.
  • 19 hours: CINEMA: PERSÉPOLIS directed by Vincent Paronnaud and based on the comic ” Persepolis” by Marjame Satrapi.

MONDAY 9

  • 12 hours: Projection of the audiovisual ” Escrito” . Made by Grupo Apunte (Alfredo Copeiro and Pablo Sánchez)
  • 18 hours: Presentation of the Books ” Historical Roots of San Juan de la Cruz” by José Carlos Gómez Menor and Santiago Satre. Edited by Editorial Trébedes.
  • 19 hours: CINEMA: CAMPANADAS A MEDIANOCHE directed by Orson Welles.
  • 19.30: Presentation of the novel by Antonio Martinez Ballesteros ” Por debajo de la piel” (Chronicles of the Transition). The following spoke: Martín Molina, Benacazón Palace.
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TUESDAY 10

  • 12 hours: Projection of the audiovisual ” Escrito” . Made by Grupo Apunte (Alfredo Copeiro and Pablo Sánchez)
  • 18 hours Presentation of the book ” Toledo un espacio visual y sonoro” , anteroom of a prince in Toledo. Interactive multimedia projection.
  • 19 hours: CINEMA DUBLINESES (THE DEAD) directed by Jhon Huston based on the novel ” Dublineses” by James Joyce.

WEDNESDAY 11

  • 12 hours: Projection of the audiovisual ” Escrito” . Made by Grupo Apunte (Alfredo Copeiro and Pablo Sánchez)
  • 19 hours: CINEMA EL CORONEL NO HAVE WHO WRITTENS TO IT directed by Arturo Ripstein based on the novel ” El coronel no tiene quien le escriba” by Gabriel García Márquez,

THURSDAY 12

  • 12 hours: Projection of the audiovisual ” Escrito” . Made by Grupo Apunte (Alfredo Copeiro and Pablo Sánchez)
  • 19 hours: Lecture: ” Lorenzana and San Pedro Mártir film scenarios” . Speakers: Beatriz Cano Rodríguez. Organized by: Universidad de Mayores José Saramago.
  • 20 hours: CINEMA:TRISTANA Directed by Luis Buñuel. Based on the novel ” Tristana” by Benito Pérez Galdós.

FRIDAY 13

  • 12 hours: Projection of the audiovisual ” Escrito” . Made by Grupo Apunte (Alfredo Copeiro and Pablo Sánchez)
  • 18 hours Colloquium ” Novela negra y cine” with the authors of the novel ” Mazapán amargo” by Santiago Sastre and Joaquín García Garijo. Organised by Club de novela negra Taiga.
  • 19 hours FILM:EXTRAÑOS EN TREN, directed by Alfred Hitchcok and based on the novel ” Extraños en un tren” by Patricia Highsmith.
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SATURDAY 14

  • 12 hours: Papiroflexia workshop ” Papelcinelandia” with Javier Caboblanco. Organised by Iniciativa Ciudadana del Toledo Histórico.
  • 12 hours: Projection of the audiovisual ” Escrito” . Made by Grupo Apunte (Alfredo Copeiro and Pablo Sánchez)
  • 18 hours: Presentation of Baltasar Magro’s novel ” En el corazón de la Ciudad Levítica” Carmen Vaquero Serrano.
  • 19.30: ALICIA FILM IN THE WONDERFUL COUNTRY by Walt Disney based on the novel ” Alice in Wonderland” by Lewis Carroll.

SUNDAY 15

  • 1 p.m.: José Carlos Sheni Basel. Literary route of his work: ODEHLOT: discover the magic of Toledo.
  • 19 hours: HIGH FIDELITY FILM, directed by Stephens Frears and based on the novel ” Alta fidelidad” by Nick Hornby.

Note: The films are screened at the Fair activities booth in Zocodover Square.

BOOK SIGNATURE

NOVELS:

  • María Zaragoza. Ateneo Joven de Sevilla Prize with the novel ” Dicen que estás muerta” . Saturday 7 in the afternoon from 18 hours.
  • Welcome Maquedano Carrasco. The book ” Tierra en los calcetines” (In search of the lost Toledo). Covarrubias Editions. On Sunday 8 from 12 o’clock in the morning.

POETRY:

  • Enrique Galindo ” Ángeles al doblar la esquina” On Sunday 8 at 13 hours.
  • Manuel Palencia ” World, demon, meat” Saturday 14th at 13:00

Note: this information is extracted from the Toledo City Council website, www.toledo.es and from www.librosdetoledo.org, for more information and confirmation of the activities, visit this link.

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