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Q&A with ROBOT DREAMS Filmmaker Pablo Berger

Tuesday, March 5

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ROBOT DREAMS premieres theatrically at Film Forum on Friday, May 31.

NOTE: This screening is SOLD OUT.
A standby line will form at the box office 30 minutes prior to showtime.

Pablo Berger is an acclaimed Spanish director thanks to one of the most renowned and original films in recent European cinema: the Spanish-French co-production BLANCANIEVES (2012). Among other distinctions, it garnered 10 Goya Awards, an Ariel for Best Ibero-American Film, represented Spain for the 2013 Oscars and won a Silver Shell for Best Female Lead as well as the Special Jury Prize at the San Sebastian Film Festival. BLANCANIEVES was also nominated for a 2014 César Award for Best Foreign Film and for the European Film Awards in the Best Film and Best Director categories, as well as winning the prize for Best European Costume Design. Pablo Berger is a Knight of the Arts and Letters of France and a member of the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Berger began his directing career with the multi-award-winning cult short Mama (1988). He then got a Masters in Directing from New York University, where he directed the Emmy nominated short film Truth and Beauty. He lived in New York for a decade. His debut, the Spanish-Danish co-production TORREMOLINOS 73 (2003), won several national and international prizes, including the Gold Biznaga for Best Picture at the Malaga Film Festival, and was nominated for the Goya Awards in four categories. TORREMOLINOS 73 was also one of Spain’s biggest box office hits that year. In 2017 he wrote and directed ABRACADABRA. Again finalist for representing Spain at the Oscars and it garnered 8 Goya nominations. ROBOT DREAMS is the first animation film and the third collaboration between Arcadia Motion Pictures and Pablo Berger. Photo by Daniel Alea.

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