The godfather of Spanish cinematography, Heinrich Gärtner was one of the most important contributors to David Oliver’s Ibérica Films productions. The ex-Ufa cameraman is the fellow wearing a white beret. Here is an excellent article about Gärtner by Kike Narcea.
Barcelona-based Jewish art collective Mozaika posted a trailer for their upcoming film “Verbannung: L’exili jueu a Barcelona (1933-1945).” It features a team of nocturnal sign posters sharing portraits of Jewish exiles who arrived in Spain during the Nazi occupation. David Oliver’s image is pasted up on the streets of Barcelona, honouring his arrival to the city in September1933. “Verbannung” deals with the unexplored lives and history of Oliver and nine other Jewish intellectuals, writers and film makers. Mozaika is a multidisciplinary organization celebrating Jewish culture.