Our favourite film festival in Scotland is back! IberoDocs, focused on documentary films by Spanish, Portuguese and Latin- American filmmakers is bringing this year 15 award- winning films (of which 14 are premieres in Scotland) cover 11 countries and 10 different languages.
The London Spanish Film Festival launches its 12th edition (22 – 29 September 2016) with an extraordinary line-up of recent Spanish films, most of them UK premieres and a unique opportunity to watch them in London.
Once again and for the 12th year, the London Spanish Film Festival returns (22 – 29 September 2016) with a selection of some of the best recent films from Spain including feature films as well as documentaries and shorts.
The third edition of IberoDocs kicks off with a screening of Justin Webster’s ‘Gabo: The Creation of Gabriel García Marquez’, this evening at the Edinburgh Filmhouse. A documentary which captures the true spirit of IberoDocs and its aims to showcase and promote the very best of Ibero-American culture.
Ninety minutes with Pepe Mujica… delivered at his own pace. Ninety minutes, at life’s natural rhythm; that time passing as a plant grows, those minutes spent waiting for the maté to be ready, those hours rolling by as you cruise in that old-fashioned VW Beetle. Never going over eighty km/h… what’s the rush?
For another year IberoDocs Film Festival is back to celebrate its 3rd edition having a great programme, special events, opening and closing receptions, and parties.
London Spanish Film Festival 6th Spring Weekend it is here bringing UK premieres and special previews as well as veteran film-makers Fernando Colomo, Félix Sabroso and Julio Medem, who will come from Spain to talk to audiences about their most recent works. The screenings will take place at Ciné Lumière and The May Fair Theatre at The May Fair Hotel. Save the dates! From 14th to 17th April 2016.
CASA Latin American Theatre Festival returns from 2–11 October to the Barbican and Rich Mix. This year’s highlights include a barmy Brazillian take on the life and work of Samuel Beckett in ‘Neverwhere Beckett’ by hotly tipped emerging company Café Cachorro, making their UK debut at Rich Mix; also at Rich Mix British-Latin American company Las Nanas de la Cebolla with ‘When They Disappear’, winner of the 2014 CASA Scratch Award with a compelling, visually stunning look at Mexico’s pandemic violence against women. And , of course, the new edition of Nuestra CASA Scratch Night, with five new companies competing for this year’s prize.
The UK’s only music documentary festival returns to London for its second edition with another program of films and Q&As. Starting today and until the 4 October the festival will screen a whole host of World, European, UK and London premieres at its brand new home, Picturehouse Central. This year the festival features two Brit Es films we are really excited about; the UK premiere of the the intimate ‘Paco de Lucia: A Journey’ directed by his son Curro Sánchez and ‘The nightingale and the night’ the breathtaking stories of Mexican singer Chavela Vargas and Spanish poet Federico Garcia Lorca.