¡Viva! 8th Spanish Film Festival

Welcome to the 8th edition of the UK’s only festival dedicated to Spanish cinema. We are pleased to present another selection of recent Spanish cinema, from established masters to first time filmmakers, with no less than nine UK Premieres in this year’s festival, alongside another bumper crop of promising short films. To complement the new releases, a selection of films featuring actress Ana Torrent and our annual classic component.

Previously in this Festival

El Cielo abierto

Director Albaladejo and author/screenwriter Elvira Lindo weave their finest ensemble comedy yet

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Fausto 5.0

Futuristic take on the Faust legend from the Catalan performance group.

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Asesinato en febrero

Compelling documentary centred around the testimonies of the families and friends of two ETA victims

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Tapas Spanish Shorts Programme

A tasty selection of award-winning Spanish shorts.

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Juana la Loca

Viva Opening Night: To open Cornerhouse’s 8th Spanish Film Festival, the story of Queen Juana I of Castille and her all-encompassing love for her husband.

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El Nido

Part of the Ana Torrent Season

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Tésis

Spanish thriller: a university student's research into violence on film turns wrong after she finds a mysterious video

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Nómadas

Tale of four outcasts whose paths intersect violently

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The Spirit of the Beehive

A new print of one of the seminal film of the new Spanish cinema.

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Vacas

A surrealist saga that traces three generations of two feuding Basque families, as witnessed through the eyes of their unimpressed cows

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Buñuel y la mesa del rey Salomon

Buñuel and friends of his youth, artist Salvador Dali and poet Fernando Garcia Lorca search for King Solomon's table.

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Yoyes

Part of the Ana Torrent Season

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En construcción

An extraordinary portrait of a community in flux

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Juego de Luna

Part Of the Ana Torrent Season

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Caminantes

Documentary about the preparations made by an indigenous community for the arrival of the Zapatista march on the Mexican capital

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A Mi Madre Les Gustan Las Mujeres

Modern romantic comedy in which three young women discover that their separated mum's new lover is female

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