Summer 1993 + director Q&A

In the summer 1993, following the death of her parents, six year old Frida moves from Barcelona to a Catalan province to live with her aunt and uncle, who are now her new legal guardians.

The country life is a challenge for Frida, and she now has a little sister whom she has to take care of. Often, Frida is naively convinced that running away would be the best solution to her problems.

Occasional family outings to a local fiesta or a swimming pool, cooking or listening to jazz in the garden bring them moments of happiness. Slowly, Frida realizes that she is there to stay and has to adapt to the new environment. Before the season is over, she has to cope with her emotions and her parents have to learn to love her as their own daughter.

Birds’ Eye View’s goal is to bring ever-greater audiences to films by women. BEV is a charity established in 2003, which celebrates its 15th anniversary in 2018, when it find its mission more vital than ever. We welcome all, our events are intersectional and inclusive.

Filmmaker Carla Simon will be in conversation with Birds’ Eye View’s Mia Bays after the film (Mia is a producer of 13 features and 4 shorts, such as the Oscar winner Six Shooter by Martin McDonagh and 2014’s acclaimed Letters From Baghdad voiced by Tilda Swinton and has dedicated time out of filmmaking to establish BEV as a force for change).

Saturday 30 June 3.30pm, Curzon Bloomsbury.

Tickets £16.00 / £13.50 for Curzon Members.

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