April 22, 2021

Red fans in defense of women

Red fans in defense of women

The fans with the motto #NiUnaMenos, the vindication of the role of women in industry and sorority have been the protagonists of the Goya in its 33rd edition, in which the gap between nominees and nominees has been overcome by powerful speeches in the Palace of Congresses of Seville.

Susi Sánchez, who has won her first Goya for best actress for "The Sickness of Sunday", has made a toast "for the health of all women" by receiving the award at the end of the night.

Evening that began with red fans against male violence and the inspiring speech of Eva Llorach, winner of the "big head" for best actress revelation for her role in "Who will sing to you".

The Murcian actress has been marked "a Frances McDormand" at the beginning of the night and has asked her classmates to get up from their seats to share the prize with them.

"It is very difficult to be a woman, you are very few," Llorach said in one of the coolest moments of the gala, presented by Silvia Abril and Andreu Buenafuente, in which the actress also claimed that more stories are created with female characters.

"I have the crazy idea that cinema can change things," continued Llorach in this edition in which 26.5% of nominations fell on women compared to 73.5% of nominated men.

A gap that has been denounced today, as well as the wage gap between actors and actresses with a "sketch" starring on stage by María León and Belén Cuesta in partnership with the presenter, Silvia Abril.

Driver in that edition with her husband after years without a woman rising to present the awards of Spanish cinema. Eva Hache was the last with a "double" in the years 2012 and 2013.

"Presenting the gala for a middle-aged woman is the easiest way to find a job in Spanish cinema," denounced in the initial monologue of the night the comedian.

Carolina Yuste, from "Carmen y Lola", opened the evening with the statuette for best supporting actress and was grateful for the award for a project in which 70% of the positions have been filled by women.

"Gentlemen, leave room for female talent once", asked, past 00:00 hours, Buenafuente in another "sketch" in black and white in which simulated Groucho Marx just before luck was shared in the best novel address.

Category that started with three women among its ranks and that Arantxa Echevarría has finally won for "Carmen y Lola", a film about gypsy and lesbian women with which the filmmaker managed to be the first Spanish woman to compete in the Directors' Fortnight of Cannes.

"I wanted to dedicate this film, which is about love, to those who do not allow themselves to love differently, who are not capable of putting themselves in the shoes of minorities, those who do not believe that a law of gender violence is necessary (… ), "claimed the Bilbao filmmaker.

It has also referred to abortion, the rights of LGTBI collective or sex change with this award at a gala in which the Association of Women Filmmakers and Audiovisual Media (CIMA) has redistributed red fans.

This year with the motto #NiUnaMenos, they have paraded through the red carpet in the hands of Isabel Coixet, Eva Llorach, Natalia de Molina, Ruth Gabriel, Isabel Peña or the cast of "Carmen y Lola".

But they have also positioned themselves against macho violence with these fans: Julián López, Rodrigo Sorogoyen, Alberto Garzón, Álvaro Cervantes and Alberto Iglesias have joined this invitation "to all Spanish cinema to combat male violence and lies that the they encourage. "


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