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Films

Opening Night Film
Campeones
This critically-acclaimed feel-good film smashed box office records in Spain and stars Javier Gutiérrez as Marco, an ambitious and arrogant basketball coach forced to train a team of people with disabilities.
Comedy / Drama
Closing Night
Mujeres al Borde de un Ataque de Nervios
One of the biggest box-office hits in Spain’s history, this sexy romp about obsessive love helped launch the careers of Pedro Almodóvar and stars Carmen Maura and Antonio Banderas.
Comedy / Drama
New Spanish Cinema
Ana de Día
When a doppelganger appears in the life of a dissatisfied woman, she takes this opportunity to escape and discover a new life in this inviting and dangerous thriller.
Drama
New Spanish Cinema
Entre Dos Aguas
Winner of Best Film at San Sebastián Film Festival, this striking and potent film merges reality and fiction as it reunites two brothers who have taken very different paths.
Drama
New Spanish Cinema
Carmen y Lola
Bilbao-born writer-director Arantxa Echevarría and her exceptional non-professional cast deliver an empathetic portrayal of forbidden love in a repressive society that is altogether inspiring, necessary and beautiful.
Drama / Romance
New Spanish Cinema
La Banda
After living in London, Edu returns home for his brother’s wedding, where he learns that sometimes it is from the most painful changes that we can reap the greatest rewards.
Drama
New Spanish Cinema
El Hijo Del Acordeonista
Based on the novel by Bernardo Atxaga, this drama tells the story of two men who are forced to face their dark past as part of the Basque separatist movement.
Drama
New Spanish Cinema
Cannes regular Jamie Rosales returns with Petra, a complex, stunningly shot melodrama that mixes themes of parental responsibility, artistic authorship, sexual intrigue and revenge, boldly told and featuring outstanding performances.
Drama
Cine Latino
Recreo
Candid and contemporary with moments of profound intelligence Break is at once a dynamic comedy and tender drama that shines a refreshing light on anxieties about middle age.
Comedy / Drama
Cine Latino
La Camarista
Premiering to great acclaim at Toronto and London Film Festivals, director Lila Avilés’ striking and compelling debut feature portrays the life of a chambermaid at a luxurious Mexico City hotel.
Drama
Cine Latino
Las Niñas Bien
Director Alejandra Márquez Abella presents this gorgeously mounted and beautifully played feature that is at once a scathing and glamourous depiction of the wives of upper-class men in 1982 Mexico.
Comedy / Drama
Cine Latino
La Mala Noche
Director Gabriela Calvache delivers this bold and affecting feature debut about the real-world issues of human trafficking and the mafia which preys on the victims.
Drama / Thriller
Cine Latino
El Proyeccionista
A lonely film projectionist plunges into an intense search of the Dominican Republic to locate the true identity of a woman he fell in love with on the screen.
Drama
Cine Latino
La Quietud
Boasting a trio of actresses at the top of their game, director Pablo Trapero’s beautifully crafted multilayered drama explores the emotional ties that bind a wealthy Argentine family.
Drama
Cine Latino
Temblores
Following on from his Berlinale prize-winning Ixcanul in 2015, Guatemalan writer-director Jayro Bustamante’s moody feature presents the coming-out of one man in a profoundly repressive society.
Drama
Cine Latino

An extraordinary biopic of the legendary Cuban dancer Carlos Acosta, the first black dancer to perform some of the most famous ballet roles.

Drama / Biography