Interview

Carla Simón
Director of ‘Alcarràs’, Golden bear at the Berlinal

“I find the stories in what is around me and what I say must really matter to me”

We interview director Carla Simón, winner of this year’s Golden Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival

Magda Campins
Expert in infectious diseases.

“With Covid, better prudence than haste”

Dr Magda Campins chairs the Covid-19 Scientific Advisory Committee, which the Catalan government has commissioned with defining a plan for the new normal. Far from euphoria, Campins shows cautious optimism

Isona Passola
creator and producer of the ’Cucut’ tv series

“Well-explained stories interest everyone”

The novel La vida sense la Sara Amat (Life without Sara Amat) by Pep Puig has proved to be an inspiring story for Isona Passola (Barcelona, 1953). In 2015, she was part of the literary jury that awarded...

Paula Jornet
THEATRE ACTRESS, COMPOSER AND SINGER

“There will be more diversity on stage tomorrow”

A native of Sant Cugat, actor and musician Paula Jornet is clear about what she wants and an optimist and activist in equal measures

Daniele Finzi Pasca
Director of Cirque du Soleil’s show ‘Luzia’

“Cirque du Soleil goes beyond theatre”

The world’s largest contemporary circus producer has returned to Europe for the first time since the pandemic began with a show in L’Hospitalet

Llibert Ferri
Journalist

“It’s Putin’s revenge”

In this interview, Russia expert Llibert Ferri discusses the open conflict between Russia and Ukraine, providing the historical insight of a journalist who experienced crucial times in the former Soviet Union first-hand

Roser Martí-Cid

“People say they know what it means to eat well, but they don’t”

Catalonia is unique in officially introducing the figure of the registered nutritionist dietitian into the primary care system

Genís Matabosch
DIRECTOR OF THE FESTIVAL L’ELEFANT D’OR

“Challenge is the engine of the circus”

Genís Matabosch says everything is ready to celebrate the 10th edition of the Festival l’Elefant d’Or in Girona from February 17-22

MIREIA BARBA
PRESIDENT OF THE ESPIGOLADORS FOUNDATION

Fighting food waste

Food waste affects all links in the food chain, which is why Mireia Barba, President of the Espigoladors Foundation, urges consumers to be part of the solution

MARIONA ESQUERDA
“Science is as vital to people as culture”

“Science is as vital to people as culture”

Mariona Esquerda Ciutat is a physicist (she holds a Master’s in Reservoir Geology and Geophysics, UB and UOC, 2014), a lecturer (holding a Master’s in teacher training, with a specialisation in natural...