She began to seek film work in the United States in the late s and, after appearing in small-scale dramas The Last Days of Disco and Brokedown Palace , she had starring roles in the war drama Pearl Harbor , the romantic comedy Serendipity and Tiptoes She followed those with appearances in The Aviator and Click Since being cast as Selene in the Underworld film series — , Beckinsale has become known primarily for her work in action films, including Van Helsing , Whiteout , Contraband , and Total Recall She also continues to make ap.
Although largely filmed in Oregon, the film takes place in a small town in Maryland, and follows a journalist and her film crew that is documenting an aspiring serial killer who models himself according to slasher film conventions. The film is an homage to the slasher film genre and features cameos from several veteran horror actors, including Robert Englund, Zelda Rubinstein, and Kane Hodder. The film premiered at the South by Southwest film festival and was shown at several other festivals.
It received a limited release in the United States on March 16, Plot The film is shot as a documentary set in a world where the killers depicted in famous slasher films are real. A female journalist named Taylor Gentry and her two cameramen, Doug and Todd, document the preparations of Leslie Vernon as he pr. The original objective of the award was not only to encourage the writing of books in Catalan, but also to provide the greatest possible social and commercial dissemination, both to the works and to the authors.
Therefore, the winning work is not only published in Catalan, but is immediately translated into Spanish and distributed throughout Spain and Latin America. Although initially the award was reserved for novels, it is currently also open to essays and memoirs. Winners Edition Year Work Spanish tit. The project was financed primarily by the society, but important financial contributions also were made by Barcelona's wealthy industrialists and bourgeoisie. The Palau won the architect an award from the Barcelona City Council in , given to the best building built during the previous year.
The story is about Iraq-based American civilian truck driver Paul Conroy Ryan Reynolds , who, after being attacked, finds himself buried alive in a wooden coffin, with only a lighter, flask, flashlight, knife, glowsticks, pen, pencil, and a mobile phone.
Since its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, the film has received a positive critical reception. Plot In Paul Conroy, an American civilian working in Iraq, wakes to find himself buried in a wooden coffin with only a Zippo lighter and a BlackBerry phone at hand. He starts to piece together what has happened to him. He remembers that he and several others were ambushed by terrorists.
He was hit by a rock and passed out. Conroy calls the State Departm. Its cinematography was provided by Carlos Catalan. The capital and largest city is Barcelona, the second-most populated municipality in Spain and the core of the sixth most populous urban area in the European Union. It is bordered by France Occitanie and Andorra to the north, the Mediterranean Sea to the east, and the Spanish autonomous communities of Aragon to the west and Valencia to the south.
The official languages are Catalan, Spanish, and the Aranese dialect of Occitan. He studied in Escola d'Hosteleria de Girona, where later he became a teacher. He worked with his grandparents and parents in their family business, a restaurant of traditional Catalan cuisine. Today Joan is the chef of his own restaurant, together with his two brothers.
Josep sommelier , and Jordi pastry chef. He is elaborating traditional cuisine together with avant-garde techniques, which implies research of both modern techniques and traditional recipes. Some of the techniques he uses are Sous-vide, "Perfume-cooking" and Distillation.
Acknowledgments Cook of the year by the Spanish Academy of Gastronomy. Catalan-speaking colonists repopulated the town and expelled the native population in , after several revolts. In communities where Algherese is spoken, Italian and Logudorese Sardinian are often used as well.
Juno Violet Temple born 21 July  is an English actress. She has two younger brothers: Leo and Felix. Film career Temple began her career as a child actress in the film Vigo: Passion for Life, a film about Jean Vigo. She has won critical praise for several supporting roles. One reviewer said that she played her part in Notes o. Career Film director Bigas Luna discovered her for the movie Lola.
Between and , she performed in more than thirty films, including Libertarias, directed by Vicente Aranda; Pan's Labyrinth, directed by Guillermo del Toro; and Soldados de Salamina, directed by her former husband David Trueba, with whom she has two children, Violeta Rodriguez b. She has been in a relationship with American actor Viggo Mortensen since She starred in the critically acclaimed film Victoria, which was almost entirely improvised by the actors; the minute film was shot in a single take. Also in , Costa co-starred in A.
This is a list of awards given to Desmond Tutu. He started to study theater in Barcelona but completed his studies in France, in the school of Jacques Lecoq.
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He is fluent in Catalan, Spanish, French and English. Lopez made his film debut that year in Poirier's La Petite amie d'Antonio Lopez did eight more films with Poirier, including his first international success, Western In , he won the Cesar for Best Actor for his role in the French film Harry, un ami qui vous veut du bien. In , he starred in Caresses, directed by fellow C. Catalonia in the north-east of Spain Catalan wines are those that are produced in the wine region of Catalonia.
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Occasionally, the appellation is applied to some French wine made in the Catalan region of Roussillon because of the transfer of French territories that currently are part of Spain. At the turn of the 20th century, the Catalan wine industry was at the forefront of Spain's emergence as a world leader in quality wine production, being the first Spanish wine region to adopt the use of stainless ste.
The airport has a short runway which limits aircraft sizes and the distance to destinations. History La Seu d'Urgell airfield opened in but was closed to commercial traffic in and was used only by private aircraft until , when the airport was purchased by the Catalan government and closed pending its redevelopment and reopening as a commercial airport. He is considered a major writer in Valencian-Catalan language, and his work contributed to reinvigorate left-wing, pro-Catalan nationalism in Valencia during the Spanish transition to democracy. Life and works He was born in the village of Sueca near Valencia, Spain, in a relatively prosperous middle-class family.
Both his parents were pious Roman Catholics and Carlists. His father was a renowned local sculptor of mostly religious sculptures. In he became a member of the fascist organization Falange; however, he later abjured this affiliation. From to. She played her grandmother Hannah Chaplin in the biopic, Chaplin for which she received her third Golden Globe nomination. Chaplin has appeared in a wide variety of critically recognised Spanish and French films. The spoken language in original presentation is in Spanish unless otherwise noted. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This television-related list is incomplete ; you can help by expanding it.
Lists of television series by country. South Africa. The Civil Guard delivered a report to the Spanish High Court with recordings of conversations that allegedly demonstrate that "the results of the referendum were decided in the days leading up to its holding". In the elections of December called by Spanish Prime Minister, parties supporting independence got On 3 October , Carles Puigdemont said that his government intends to act on the result of the referendum "at the end of this week or the beginning of next" and declare independence from Spain.
Puigdemont would go before the Catalan Parliament to address them on Monday 9 October , pending the agreement of other political parties.
On 4 October , Mireia Boya , a lawmaker of the Popular Unity Candidacy CUP , announced that a declaration of independence would likely come after the parliamentary session on 9 October. The King of Spain, Felipe VI , called the Catalan referendum "illegal" and appealed to the union [of Spain], calling the situation "extremely serious".
According to Swiss national radio, the Foreign Ministry of Switzerland has offered to mediate between the two sides in the crisis. It also made clear that Switzerland fully respects Spanish Sovereignty and that in any case any facilitation of the process could only take place in case that both sides requested it. The Spanish police and Guardia Civil mounted operations to close the polling stations.
The security forces met resistance from citizens who obstructed their access to the voting tables; in Sant Julia de Ramis, where Puigdemont was expected to vote,  they were joined by Corps of Firefighters of Catalonia members who formed a "human shield" separating the police from civilians to help obstruct their access to the polling station.
According to the Ministry of the Interior , rubber bullets balls were only used against demonstrators in one of those incidents in the Barcelona's Eixample district. The Spanish government endorsed the police actions ordered by the regional high court. Various images and reports used to magnify the claims of police violence were circulated but were later found to be inaccurate or photoshopped ,      and reports argued later that such posts, as well as conspiracy theories, had been amplified through the same network of social network profiles that had earlier promoted alt-right and pro-Putin views during earlier elections in Western countries.
According to the judge, there were persons injured on that day in the city of Barcelona alone, 20 of whom were agents. Of those injured, most were minor, but four people were hospitalised by the emergency health service and of those, two were in serious condition, one due to impact from a rubber ball in the eye in the protests, the other for unrelated causes.
There was a police charge near school Ramon Llull. When police officers tried to enter inside the polling station, voters responded with a sit-in protest to block their way in. Few minutes later more anti-riot police was deployed in the zone and they could find the way in after breaking the polling station door.
Police officers confiscated the ballot boxes, some of them with votes inside. In their way out, voters blocked the passage of the police cars standing or sitting in front of the police vehicles. The Police didn't provide medical reports for some of them and didn't explain how they were produced. The Mossos d'Esquadra have been accused of failing to execute the direct order issued by the High Court of Justice of Catalonia and not closing the voting centers before the voting commenced, or not confiscating voting materials on the day of the poll.
According to the final report by the Catalan Health Service CatSalut of the Generalitat, there were 1, people attended by the Catalan hospitals in connection with the Catalan Referendum: on 1 October and 75 during 2—4 October. On 20 October , the last injured person left the hospital. Also, 2. As of August the spread between Spanish year government debt and German bonds was close to its narrowest in seven years; however, since the start of July the yield on the Catalan regional government's bonds had jumped by about 50 basis points,  signaling unease among investors in regards to the referendum issue.
Stratfor suggested financial market disruption is due to the political upheaval. Predrag Dukic, senior equity sales trader at CM Capital Markets Bolsa, wrote: "The independence movement seeks to paralyze the region with strikes, disobedience, etc.
It'll take quite a bit longer to assess where this is going and what this will mean, how the EU will react, how the Spanish government will react. So I don't think you'll see people adjusting their portfolios on Monday, but you could get the classic knee-jerk, risk-off reaction. On 10 October in a speech in front of the Catalan parliament Puigdemont stated that he considered the referendum results to be valid and in consequence used the following wording: "I assume the mandate of the people for Catalonia to become an independent state in the shape of a republic", before adding that he would "ask Parliament to suspend the effects of the declaration of independence.
In response the Central government made a formal request for him to answer before the Monday 16 October if he declared independence asking specifically for yes or no answer clarifying that any answer different than a "no" would be interpreted as a "yes". Since he refused to abandon his independence push, on 21 October the Spanish government initiated the implementation of article of the Spanish constitution. On 27 October , the Parliament of Catalonia unilaterally declared independence from Spain.
The measure is intended to be temporary; its claimed objective being to "re-establish the rule of law" and restore autonomy after new elections. On 16 January , the Spanish Constitutional Court issued a temporary restraining order regarding the work of the Catalan Government commission that investigates the violation of fundamental rights in Catalonia.
Different sources describe aspects of the events differently according to their political stance. TV3 covered the referendum and the police violence regularly while TVE mainly emphasised the Spanish government's position on its legality. Various media reported on fake images of police violence against civilians that were posted in social networks. Later investigations by Medium-DFRL said it found support for some but not all of the arguments made by Spanish outlets. Those two being the first and the third top-sellers in the category of non-fiction in Catalan language during the Diada de Sant Jordi of On 15 June, the exhibition 55 Ballot Boxes for Freedom opened in Brussels, with artwork inspired by the ballot boxes of the Catalan referendum.
Netflix used images from the police action during the day of the referendum to promote Black Mirror series in Spain. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The neutrality of this article is disputed. Relevant discussion may be found on the talk page. Please do not remove this message until conditions to do so are met. October Learn how and when to remove this template message.
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