Carrión, Ulises - Lilia Prado: Superstar Filmfestival

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Ulises Carrión.
Lilia Prado: Superstar Filmfestival

Amsterdam:  Stichting de Appel, 1984. 
First Edition. Staplebound softcover.
18 pages. 8 1/4" x 6".
Mostly in Dutch, One article appears in in English as well. 

Very Good. Light edge wear and minor wear to spine.
Stapled binding secure.
Covers and inside clean and unmarked. 

Contents include: Introduction by curator Saskia Bos, Explanatory text about each film to be shown as part of the festival, Ulises Carrión interview Lilia Prado in Mexico DF, On the Tracks of Ulises Carrión and Ulises Carrión's Curriculum Vitae. 
Program for Ulises Carrión's film festival celebrating his favorite actor from his childhood, Lilia Prado.  Prado (1928-2006) starred in a number of Mexican films as well as several directed by Luis Buñuel in the 1950s.
"Under the motto Lilia Prado Superstar a unique film event is being organized, to be held first in Amsterdam, then in Groningen, Arnhem and Rotterdam. Five Mexican films from the early fifties will be shown in a single day in the presence of the star who plays the leading role: Lilia Prado. She is coming to the Netherlands from Mexico especially for this occasion. The extraordinary thing about the event is not only that the initiative came from De Appel art centre rather than from the film world, but also that this ‘superstar’ is totally unknown in the Netherlands!
The event is a project of the artist Ulises Carrión, who travelled to Mexico for this purpose and, after a long search, selected five films from the period 1950-1952. He also ran into the star of the five films, Lilia Prado, now in her fifties, who is still active in film, television and on the stage. With a project like Lilia Prado Superstar Carrión attempts to recall his own culture – his past – and place it in the present, his goal being to share that culture with the society in which he now finds himself.
Wednesday July 4, 1984: Amsterdam, Kriterion, Roetersstraat 170
Thursday July 5, 1984: Rotterdam, Venster I, Gouvernestraat 133
Friday July 6, 1984: Groningen, Liga ’68, Poelestraat 30
Saturday July 7, 1984: Arnhem, Filmhuis, Korenmarkt 42
Programme: (the films will be shown consecutively)
     Rumba Caliente, Gilberto Martinez Solares, 1952
     Subida al Cielo, Luis Buñuel, 1952
live-interview with Lilia Prado Las Mujeres de mi General, Ismael Rodríquez, 1950
     Las 3 Alegres Comadres, Tito Davison, 1952"
- De Appel, https://deappel.nl/en/events/ulises-carrion-lilia-prado-superstar