Magazine article Screen International

EFA to Honour Pedro Almodóvar

Magazine article Screen International

EFA to Honour Pedro Almodóvar

Article excerpt

Spanish director to receive European Achievement in World Cinema Award.

The European Film Academy (EFA) is to present director Pedro Almodóvar with the honorary award European Achievement in World Cinema Award for his outstanding body of work.

Almodóvar said: "I am very thankful for this award. From its creation, the European Film Academy has been very generous with me and my closest collaborators. I share with them the joy of this award."

The background of the Spanish director was in independent theatre, Super-8-film making and underground magazines in the 1970s. After 18 months shooting on 16mm, in 1980 he opened Peip, Luci, Bom, a low-budget film made up of newcomers, except for actress Carmen Maura.

In 1986, he founded production company El Deseo S. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.