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Goya Award Winning Films

Mediterraneo - Goya Award Winning Films

The Festival celebrates the talent of the Spanish & Latin American film industries with this selection of Goya Award winning and nominated films. 

Supported by the Embassy of Spain in Australia.


Featuring stand-out performances from Blanca Portillo and Luis Tosar, this taut political drama follows Maixabel Lasa, the widow of a Basque politician assassinated by ETA, who agrees to meet her husband's murderers in prison.

Australian Premiere
Special Event

Based on real events, this gripping drama tells the story of two Spanish lifeguards who traveled to Greece and rescued migrants during the 2015 humanitarian crisis in the Mediterranean Sea.

Australian Premiere

From award-winning director Fernando Trueba, this adaptation of Héctor Abad Faciolince’s memoir about his father, Colombian professor and campaigner Héctor Abad Gómez, is a tender family drama.

Australian Premiere

A beautiful drama from critically acclaimed director Pedro Almodóvar, Parallel Mothers tells the story of two women who give birth in a shared maternity ward, featuring Penélope Cruz in her Venice Best Actress award-winning performance.

Spain’s most exciting young film and TV stars feature in this suburban dramatic comedy about four girls who were inseparable childhood friends who meet again in their hometown at a crucial moment in their lives.

Australian Premiere

A pregnant teenager comes to a tense agreement with the couple sheltering her in this cleverly constructed dramatic thriller by one of Spain's most intriguing auteurs, Manuel Martín Cuenca.

Australian Premiere