Previous Editions

2023 Edition

Core Programme

NO MIRES A LOS OJOS

Staring at Strangers
LONDON PREMIERE

Dir. Félix Viscarret
with Paco León, Leonor Watling, Alex Brendemuhl
Spain/Belgium | 2022 | col | 107 min | cert. 15
In Spanish with English subtitles

TENÉIS QUE VENIR A VERLA

You Have to Come and See It

dirs. Jonás Trueba
with Itsaso Arana, Vito Sanz, Francesco Carril, Irene Escolar, Jonás Trueba, Chano Domínguez
Spain | 2022 | 64 min | col | cert. 15
In Spanish with English subtitles

LAS PAREDES HABLAN

Walls Can Talk
UK PREMIERE

dir. Carlos Saura
with Carlos Saura, Suso33, Miquel Barceló, Pedro Alberto Saura Ramos, Anna Dimitrova
Spain | 2022 | doc | col | 75 min
In Spanish with English subtitles
Followed by an onstage conversation with Suso33 led by Antonio Molina-Vázquez, curator and Director of Spain NOW!

STRANGE WAY OF LIFE

Artificial Justice

dir. Pedro Almodóvar
with Ethan Hawke, Pedro Pascal
Spain | 2023 | col | 32 min | cert. 15
In English
Followed by a recorded Q&A
with the director

EL AGUA

The Water
UK PREMIERE

Dir. Elena López Riera
with Luna Pamiés, Bárbara Lennie, Nieve de Medina, Alberto Olmo
Switzerland/Spain/France | 2022 | col | 104 min | cert. 15

15th Catalan Window

With the support of:

UNICORNS

LONDON PREMIERE

Dir. Àlex Lora
with Greta Fernández, Nora Navas, Elena Martín, Pablo Molinero
Spain | 2023 | col | 93 min | cert. 18
In Catalan and Spanish with English subtitles

DOS DIES I L'ETERNITAT

Dos dias y la eternidad
Two Days and Eternity

Dir. Marc Esquirol
with Miki Lloret, Sara Espías, Ferrar Herrera
Spain | 2023 | 55 min | col | cert. 15
In Catalan with English subtitles
Preceded by the short
SI MAI NO ENS HAGUÉSSIM SEPARAT

14th Basque Window

With the support of:

Special Thanks:

EL VASCO

Dear Grandma
UK PREMIERE

Dir. Jabi Elortegi
with Joseba Usabiaga, Inés Efron, Itziar Aizpuru, Eduardo Blanco
Spain/Argentina | 2022 | col | 100 min | cert. 15
In Spanish and Basque with English subtitles
Followed by a Q&A with the director and
Prof. Peter W. Evans

A LOS LIBROS Y A LAS MUJERES CANTO

To Books and Women I Sing
UK PREMIERE

Dir. María Elorza
with Miki Lloret, Sara Espías, Ferrar Herrera
Spain | 2022 | doc | col / b&w | 72 min
In Italian, Spanish and Japanese with English subtitles
Preceded by the short AL BORDE DEL AGUA

CINCO LOBITOS

Lullaby
LONDON PREMIERE

Dir. Alauda Ruiz de Azúa with Laia Costa, Susi Sánchez, Ramón Barea, Mikel Bustamante
Spain | 2022 | col | 104 min
In Spanish, English and Basque with English subtitles
Preceded by the short
CUENTAS DIVINAS | Divine Accounts
Followed by a Q&A with Cuentas Divinas’s director Eulàlia Ramón

2nd Andalucía Window

With the support of:

MODELO 77

Prison 77
UK PREMIERE

Dir. Alberto Rodríguez
with Miguel Herrán, Javier Gutiérrez, Jesús Carroza, Fernando Tejero, Catalina Sopelana
Spain | 2022 | col | 125 min
In Spanish with English subtitles
Followed by a Q&A with producer
Gervasio Iglesias

LOS CONSTRUCTORES DE LA ALHAMBRA

The Builders of the Alhambra
UK PREMIERE

Dir. Isabel Fernández
with Amr Waked, Sofian El Benaissati, Farah Hamed
Spain | doc | col | 112 min | cert. PG
In Spanish and Arabic with English subtitles and English
Initial screening: Preceded by an introduction by the director
Second screening: Followed by a Q&A with the director and Mariam Rosser-Owen, Curator and responsible for the Arab World, Victoria and Albert Museum

TREGUA(S)

Truce(s)
UK PREMIERE

Dir. Mario Hernández
with Bruna Cusí, Salva Reina
Spain | 2023 | col | 90 min | cert. 15
In Spanish with English subtitles
Followed by a Q&A with the director

TE ESTOY AMANDO LOCAMENTE

Love and Revolution
UK PREMIERE

Dir. Alejandro Marín
with Omar Banana, Ana Wagener, Alba Flores, Jesús Carroza
Spain | 2023 | col | 106 min
In Spanish with English subtitles
Followed by a Q&A with the director and actress Ana Wagener hosted by Prof. Maria Delgado

Letters from Galicia

In collaboration with:

AL OTRO LADO DEL MAR

The Other Side of the Sea
UK PREMIERE

Dir. Eloy Domínguez Serén &
Samuel Moreno Álvarez
Spain/Colombia | 2022 | 90 min | doc | col | cert. PG
In Spanish with English subtitles
Initial screening: Introduced by Harriet Cook, translator and Galician Film Forum representative
Second screening: Followed by a Q&A with director Eloy Domínguez Seren and filmmaker and representative of the Galician Film Forum Adriana Páramo

 

DIANA TOUCEDO'S SHORT LETTERS

A selection of short films

directed by Diana Toucedo
Introduced by filmmaker and Galician Film Forum representative Adriana Páramo

Special Screening

Also part of the great (Ex)Spectator series at Ciné Lumierè

MARATHON

Dir. Carlos Saura
with Dieter Baumann, Larry Bird, Hassiba Boulmerka, Juan Carlos de Borbón
Spain | 1993 | 130 min | doc | cert. PG
In Spanish, English and Catalan with English subtitles

Special homage to Jorge Semprún

In collaboration with:

LES DEUX MEMOIRES

Las dos memorias | The Two Memories

Dir. Jorge Semprún
with Santiago Carrillo, María Casares, Ian Gibson, Yves Montand, Costa-Gavras, José María Gil Robles, Juan Goytisolo, André Malraux, Federica Montseny
France/Spain | 1974 | doc | 121 min
**In French with only Spanish subtitles**
The screening will be preceded by an introduction

Tribute

Bigas Luna Tribute

In collaboration with:

JAMÓN, JAMÓN

Dir. Bigas Luna
with Javier Bardem, Penélope Cruz, Jordi Mollà, Stefania Sandrelli, Juan Diego, Anna Galiena
Spain | 1992 | col | 95 min | cert. 15
In Spanish with English subtitles
Followed by a Q&A with Betty Bigas, daugther of Bigas Luna, and Prof. Santiago Fouz-Hernández (Durham University)

HUEVOS DE ORO

Golden Balls

Dir. Bigas Luna
with Javier Bardem, Maria de Medeiros, Maribel Verdú, Benicio del Toro, Alessandro Gassmann
Spain/Italy/France | 1993 | col | 95 min | cert. 15
In Spanish with English subtitles
Preceded by an introduction by Dr. Matt Hilborn

LA TETA Y LA LUNA

The Tit and the Moon

Dir. Bigas Luna
with Biel Duran, Mathilda May, Gérard Darmon, Abel Folk, Laura Mañá
Spain/France | 1994 | col | 90 min | cert. 15
In Spanish with English subtitles
Introduced by Prof. Santiago Fouz-Hernández
(Durham University) and actress Montserrat Roig the Puig

Treasure from the archives

In collaboration with:

EMBRUJO

Dir. Carlos Serrano de Osma
with Lola Flores, Manolo Caracol, Fernando Fernán Gómez, María Dolores Pradera
Spain | 1948 | b&w | 80 min | cert. PG
In Spanish with English subtitles
On this special occasion Alejandro Postigo will sing before the screening one of Lola Flores’s most iconic songs, Sorrow, accompanied by Violeta Valladares (violin) and Michael Toolan (piano).
The screening will be followed by a Q&A with Alejandro Postigo, singer, dancer and Sr Lecturer of Musical Theatre, London College of Music.

Special Family Screening

MUMMIES

Dir. Juan Jesús García Galocha
with SÓscar Barberán, Ana Esther Alborg, Luis Reina
Spain/USA | 2023 | animation | col | 88mins | cert U
In English

Gallery

Photos by Pau Ros / POP klik