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2015 Calendar

79th Annual Celebration

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Japan Society

333 East 47th Street
New York, NY 10017 

Commemorating the Abraham Lincoln Brigade and presenting the ALBA/Puffin Award for Human Rights Activism to the Association for the Recovery of Historical Memory in Spain (Asociación para la Recuperación de la Memoria Histórica, ARMH).

Honorary Committee: 
Javier Bardem, Julian Bond, Joyce Horman, Paul Preston, Manuel Rivas. 
Host Committee: 
Daniel Czitrom, Sebastiaan Faber, Jeanne Houck, Jo Labanyi, Antonio Muñoz Molina, Julia Newman, Ellyn Polshek, Michael Ratner, Nancy Wallach.


Pre-Event Benefit, 12:00 – 2:00pm

(doors open at 11:45am)
Murase Room [Japan Society]

Join ALBA for a conversation on Democracy and Memory in Spain with Emilio Silva, founder and director of the Association for the Recovery of Historical Memory (ARHM) in Spain.
Benefit Ticket: $175 (includes Pre-Event program, lunch, Annual Celebration, and reception) 

79th Annual Celebration, 2:30 - 4:30pm

(doors open at 1:45pm)
Japan Society Auditorium
Features the presentation of the fifth ALBA/Puffin Award for Human Rights Activism to the Association for the Recovery of Historical Memory (ARHM) for its strength, courage, and tenacity in ensuring the right of all victims to the truth. 
With music of the Spanish Civil War performed by Velina Brown and Barbez

Reception to follow (4:30 - 5:30pm)

Annual Celebration ticket: $50 ($60 at the door)
Student ticket: $25 
Family package: $180/four tickets



Sponsored by the Puffin Foundation

Puffin Foundation


Film Screening - New York

Las Maestras de la República

[In Spanish with English subtitles - FREE ADMISSION]

Las Maestras de la Republica

Friday, March 27, 2015
6:30 PM

King Juan Carlos Center I of Spain Center
53 Washington Square S.
New York, NY 10012  

Screening and discussion of Las Maestras de la República, winner of Spain's Goya Award for Best Documentary, 2014. Q & A with director Pilar Pérez Solano. 

Wine reception to follow. 

Co-sponsored by the King Juan Carlos Center I of Spain Center,and NYU Department of Spanish and Portuguese
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