Marcela Topor

Marcela Topor

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Into an uncertain future

It has been an unpredictable year in 2016. We have seen the end of an era characterised by stability and the advent of one dominated by change and uncertainty. The year started with change and uncertainty...

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Walking a mile in someone else's shoes

The refugee crisis affecting Europe has thrown up the sort of heartbreaking scenes long thought consigned to its past. Yet the migrant crisis is real enough and its consequences are confusing European...

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Culture and content to start the new season

It has become a tradition every autumn for us to introduce our readers to the crop of the upcoming cultural agenda in Catalonia. This season looks to be more promising than ever: Temporada Alta celebrates...

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marcela topor. mtopor@cataloniatoday.cat

The war wounds that refuse to heal

July 18 marked the 80th anniversary of the coup organised by a group of military officials under the command of general Franco against the legitimate government of the Spanish Republic. It was the beginning...

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Here's to a summer filled with festivals

Catalonia has made a name for itself as a country of festivals, especially during the summer. The fact that Catalonia is now a top cultural destination at an international level, hosting events of a variety...

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'I never expect anything'

You have just returned from the Cannes film festival, where your latest film, The Death of Louis XIV, was received with great critical acclaim. It is probably my first film more suitable for all audiences....

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Experiences, sensations & the new tourism

New experiences and new sensations mark the latest trend in tourism. Catalonia and Barcelona have long made a name for themselves as top tourist destinations in Europe, and even the whole world. Tourism...

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An opportunity rather than a problem

The perspectives for the growth of Europe's population in the coming years paint a worrying picture. Yet, the ageing of European society is not only a threat to future socio-economic sustainability, but...

Ramon Térmens during the interview on El Punt Avui TV.

Redemption from evil

You've just released the film, The Evil that Men Do, shot in English.Yes, it's my first film in English. It happens at the border between Mexico and the US, we shot in Martorelles, a small village near...