The Las Palmas Film Festival denounces an attack against a jury member

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Apr 11 (EFE) .- The Association of Women Filmmakers and the Media (CIMA) and the Las Palmas de Gran Canaria International Film Festival assure that the president of CIMA and member of the jury of the contest , Cristina Andreu, has been attacked by the journalist Luis Roca Arencibia and the producer Marta de Santa Ana Pulido.

The filmmaker Cristina Andreu and the scriptwriter Virginia Yagüe, present in Gran Canaria as members of the festival jury, were sitting this Saturday night in a restaurant, whose security cameras recorded what happened, when the producer Marta de Santa Ana Pulido approached and he photographed them with his mobile phone while proffering insults against Cristina Andreu, CIMA and the festival organization say in a statement.

Immediately afterwards, Luis Roca Arencibia, current secretary of Communication of the CCOO Endesa Interempresas Union Section and president of Audiovisual Plural de Canarias, hit the filmmaker in the face with his hand and yelled at her various insults.

The injuries caused by the attack suffered several injuries to Cristina Andreu, who has reported what happened at the police station.

CIMA denounced the production company Marta de Santa Ana Pulido at the beginning of last month for misusing the name Association of Women Filmmakers and Audiovisual Media as well as the slogan # MásMujeres devised for the GOYAS awareness campaign in February 2018.


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