Photobook Now Available! – Once Upon a Time in Almeria: The Legacy of Hollywood in Spain

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Photographs and text by Mark Parascandola
Forward by Alex Cox
Daylight Books
Paper over Board, 10 X 12 In. / 148 Pages / 70 Color Photographs
ISBN 9781942084396
Publication Date: December 2017
List Price: $45.00

Once Upon a Time in Almería depicts the province of Almería, in the far southeastern corner of Spain, the self-proclaimed “The Movie Capital of the World.” International stars―Brigitte Bardot, Richard Burton, Peter O’Toole, Clint Eastwood, and many others―passed through the barren landscape. The photographs take the stance that the aura of Hollywood glamour was mostly fiction.

Mark Parascandola was awarded an Individual Artist Fellowship from the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities 2014, Finalist for the Sondheim Prize 2011, and Finalist for Critical Mass in 2016.

Alex Cox is a British film director, screenwriter, and nonfiction author.

Media Coverage:

The Culture Trip
Joia Magazine
The Creative Review
Polka Magazine Issue 41
The Spaces
We Heart
Talking Photography
La Voz de Almeria

Online Promo Material and Videos:
Daylight Books Teaser Page
Presentation at Festival Internacional de Cine de Almeria (Spanish)
Indigogo Campaign video
Video Footage from the Locations