Lorca on Film

Lorca on Film at The Prince Theater

Presented by the Philadelphia Film Society in collaboration with the Wilma, this film series explores the work and history of celebrated poet and dramatist Federico García Lorca. The films include a flamenco adaptation of Blood Wedding, a searing exploration of Lorca’s death during the Spanish Civil War, and an intimate look at the playwright’s early years and relationship with Salvador Dalí and Luis Buñuel.

Tickets for each of the screenings are FREE! For reservations call 267-239-2941 or go online at filmadelphia.org


Blood Wedding, directed by Carlos Saura

October 16 at 7:30pm
Antonio Gadas and his dance company perform a flamenco adaptation of Lorca’s Blood Wedding. After the screening join the Wilma's Blood Wedding director Csaba Horváth, Wilma Artistic Director Blanka Zizka, and Dramaturg Walter Bilderback as they discuss the play. Click to learn more.

Death in Granada
, directed by Marcos Zurinaga

November 6 at 7:30pm
A journalist starts an investigation into the disappearance of Federico García Lorca, who vanished in the early days of the Spanish Civil War in the 1930's. Andy Garcia stars as Lorca. Click to learn more.


Little Ashes, directed by Paul Morrison

November 13 at 7:30pm
Explores the relationships of young artists Federico García Lorca, Salvador Dalí, and Luis Buñuel in 1922 Madrid. Javier Beltrán, Robert Pattinson, and Matthew McNulty star as Lorca, Dalí, and Buñuel, respectively. Click to learn more.