TEGUCIGALPA. From doodles to pixels. Over a hundred years of Spanish Animation. Centro Cultural de España. 1 – 30 march, 2018.
The works selected by curator Carolina López and include films by directors such as Segundo de Chomón, Josep Escobar, Francisco Macián, José Luis Moro, Jordi Amorós, Tomàs Bases, Raúl García, Juan Pablo Etcheverry, Isabel Herguera, Javier Mariscal, Anna Solanas, Marc Riba, Alberto Vázquez, Pedro Rivero, Izibene Oñederra, Nicolai Troshinsky and Rocío Álvarez, among many more. The project has involved the collaboration of Filmoteca de Catalunya, Filmoteca Española and Movierecord, as well as a number of companies and organisations.
Some of the least known and most fascinating films in this cycle are: Garbancito de la Mancha (Arturo Moreno, 1945), the first feature-length animated film made in colour in Europe; black-and-white advertisements from the 30s by Catalan cartoonists such as Serra i Massana and Ferran; La Edad de Piedra (Gabriel Blanco, 1965), with cartoons by Chumy Chúmez; the commercials of the Moro and Estela studios; and a short film made by Frederic Amat for the occasion. (AC/E press-release)