Edinburgh Spanish Film Festival

 

24 SEPTEMBER 2021


 


The Edinburgh Spanish Film Festival returns this October with an exciting selection of features and short films available to watch online anywhere in the UK! Read on to find out more.


 

AVAILABLE ONLINE FROM 14 – 17 OCTOBER

Camila’s Awakening / El despertar de Camila 

Camila, 17, is too used to winning. Smart and beautiful, she has achieved every goal. Camila loves swimming and has no experience of failing. However, the water that has given her success in the recent past now leads her to the biggest setback of her life: an accident will force Camila to reinvent herself with courage, humour and love.

Dir Rosario Jiménez-Gili
Cast Francisca Walker, Andrea Freund, Renato Münster
2018 | Chile | 88 mins
Spanish with English subtitles

AWARDS & FESTIVALS

Winner, Best Fiction FilmMontreal World Film Festival (2018)

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AVAILABLE ONLINE FROM 14 – 17 OCTOBER

Champions / Campeones

Marco, a professional basketball coach, one day finds himself in the middle of a personal crisis when he has to coach a team made up of people with disabilities. But what starts out as a problem ends up becoming a life lesson.

Dir Javier Fesser
Cast Javier Gutiérrez, Jesús Vidal, Alberto Nieto Fernández
2018 | Spain | 124 mins
Spanish with English subtitles

AWARDS & FESTIVALS

Winner, Best Spanish FilmASECAN Awards (2019)

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AVAILABLE ONLINE FROM 14 – 17 OCTOBER

Game of Power / Crónica de una tormenta

To be his successor, the Chief Editor of an important newspaper has two contenders to choose between – Maca, his close disciple, whom he loves platonically and Vargas, a manipulative journalist who knows every trick in the book. One stormy Christmas Eve, forced to stay overnight at the office, they get to know each other better. This intense encounter will be crucial for the final decision.

Dir Mariana Barassi
Cast Clara Lago, Ernesto Alterio, Quique Fernández
2020 | Spain, Argentina | 83 mins
Spanish with English subtitles

AWARDS & FESTIVALS

Winner, Best Actor (Ernesto Alterio), Almería International Short Film Festival (2020)

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AVAILABLE ONLINE FROM 14 – 17 OCTOBER

Latin Noir 

Documentary. In the land of the Zapatistas, Augusto Pinochet and Fidel Castro, what are the stories Latin Americans have been telling to confront their troubled past? Latin Noir travels to five Latin American cities, to meet with famous crime novelists Leonardo Padura (Havana), Luis Sepulveda (Santiago), Paco Ignacio Taibo II (Mexico City), Santiago Roncagliolo (Lima), Guillermo Orsi, and Claudia Piñiero (Buenos Aires).

Dir Andreas Apostolidis
2020 | France, Mexico | 55 mins
Spanish with English subtitles

AWARDS & FESTIVALS

Official Selection, Miami International Film Festival (2021)

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AVAILABLE ONLINE FROM 14 – 17 OCTOBER

Careful Owner / El inconveniente

Sara is offered an opportunity to buy the perfect apartment – roomy, very luminous and so inexpensive. Just has one little problem: she can’t live in it before Lola, the current elderly owner, dies.

Dir Bernabé Rico
Cast José Sacristán, Juana Acosta, Daniel Grao
2020 | Spain | 94 mins
Spanish with English subtitles

AWARDS & FESTIVALS

Winner, Best FilmMalaga Spanish Film Festival (2020)

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