A digital catalogue of the recent and oustanding feature and short films in promotion by the Spanish Film Institute of Cinematography and Audiovisual Arts (ICAA).
Every Thursday morning, Elsa, Julia and Amelia meet up to go for a walk before work. It is a time for them to catch up and talk about their concerns. Despite their differences and disagreements, there is something that bonds them: the age and burden they feel, knowing they are halfway through their lives. The sad feeling that the passing of time has pulled them out of their proper places and cornered them into a space where they feel disoriented, almost lost.
Spain, late 1950s. Miguel and Antonio, two thirty-something bachelors, travel to Ibiza, attracted by the sexual myth of liberal women from other European countries and the promise of freedom. But, once on the island, nothing will be as they expected.
Zilan returns to her hometown looking for the traces of his dead brother, killed by the IS. In her hometown, people have risen to demand political autonomy and the police and army repress them with brutal force, escalating tensions up to a state of war. The city’s resistance will go on for more than 100 days and Zilan will not remain a passive witness. Based on the diaries of those who died fighting and the testimony of survivors, who enact the protagonists of the film.
A father and his estranged son become caught up in a tangled web of lies, where no one is who they claim to be. Will they manage to put the past behind them and rebuild their relationship?
Salka is a young Mauritanian who lives in the Zuárate region, in the north of the country, who does not accept her future. She decides to leave the country and take the Sahara train disguised as a boy.The SNIM train, known as the desert or Sahara train, becomes the main thread of the film. The bay of Nouabidhou, is the center of the exits of the local Cayucos in search of a new life in the Canary Islands.
Role & Role analyzes women’s image in the media and how underrepresentation of contents by women or about women and the perpetuation of stereotyped role models conditions how men and women perceive women in society. Can a less stereotyped and more real representation positively influence viewing the woman as a leader and the construction of a more equal society?
A portrait of the outskirts of the city of Barcelona. An urban symphony that starts from the buried memory of the People’s Plan of Santa Coloma, a neighborhood urban plan that was buried after the cruelest attack by the terrorist band ETA.
An interim teacher assumes the task of being a sixth grade tutor in a town completely unknown to him. When he discovers that he has to reintegrate a sick student in the classroom, he finds an even bigger problem: none of his classmates wants him to return to class.
When Sara is offered the chance to buy the house of her dreams, she can’t believe her luck. The house is light and airy, with spectacular views and extremely cheap. There’s just one ‘small’ snag: Lola, the 80-year old current owner, will remain living in it until she dies.
It Snows in Benidorm is a quirky thriller set in this kitschy Spanish seaside resort packed with Blackpool hooligans, retirees, smugglers, Elvis impersonators and excess where anything is possible. An exciting setting to witness the late blooming of a quiet middle aged man looking for his missing brother.