Instituto Cervantes Film Series: Toxos e flores (2016)

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12:00 pm MST (available for 48 hours) Instituto Cervantes Vimeo Channel Here A portrait of the landscape of the San Sadurniño area. Natural architectures, still-lifes, spaces of green lights and absolute browns. Filmmaker Lucía Vilela explores the texture of the cut wood, the tiles on the roofs of the houses, the tops of the trees that follow the cadence of the drums of Mociños de Igrexafeita (1971), a popular song that favors an atmosphere of rhythms sheltered by the texture of the celluloid.  Free Community Event. About (more...)

Instituto Cervantes Film Series: Descartes (2021)

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12:00 pm MST (available for 48 hours) Instituto Cervantes Vimeo Channel Here In 2016, a search for information began in Filmoteca Española for a research projection on the documentary film Rocío, which had been censored in the early 1980s. Among the materials deposited in its warehouses were 260 rolls of 16 mm photo negatives. They were the leftovers of the editing, footage that was left out of the final version. The forgotten images of a banned film come to life on the screen after forty years in Descartes. (more...)

Instituto Cervantes Film Series: Sin Dios ni Santa María (2015)

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12:00 pm MST (available for 48 hours) Instituto Cervantes Vimeo Channel Here Sin Dios ni Santa María takes as its starting point the historical rereading of the figure of the witch, an investigation that led its directors to texts like Calibán y la bruja, by Silvia Federici. It is an analysis that unearths the dynamics of social expropriation directed over the body, knowledge, and reproduction of women for centuries. Free Community Event. About the film series: Instituto Cervantes presents Arrebato en celuloide. Flashes of light and other divergences in (more...)

Instituto Cervantes Film Series: A rapa das bestas (2017)

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12:00 pm MST (available for 48 hours) Instituto Cervantes Vimeo Channel Here In her first films, Jaione Camborda chose to shoot in super-8 as a sign of identity, with confidence in the image, materiality and lyrical grain. Throughout her filmography, the filmmaker reflects from an ethnographic perspective on man's relationship with the animal, violence, and the atavistic, as we see reflected in her pieces Proba de axilidade (2015), A rapa das bestas (2017) and Videogramas #4 (2022). Free Community Event About the film series: Instituto Cervantes presents Arrebato en (more...)

Instituto Cervantes Film Series: Super 8 (1996)

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12:00 pm MST (available for 48 hours) Instituto Cervantes Vimeo Channel Here David Domingo is one of the renovators of experimental cinema in Spain. Continuing the legacy of Iván Zulueta and absolute reference of analog cinema in super-8 and 16 mm (the format in which he shot his first films), Domingo is the owner of a unique imaginary in which pop references, visual experiments of all kinds, animations (from frame-by-frame animation to visual collage), domestic epic and a dazzling and colorful aesthetic converge. Free Community Event. About (more...)

Instituto Cervantes Film Series: Iberia (2005)

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12 pm MST (available for 48 hours) Instituto Cervantes Vimeo Channel Here Don't miss the latest online film series from Instituto Cervantes, focusing on the life and work of the internationally renowned director Carlos Saura. Saura's 2005 film Iberia traces a series of dances inspired by composer Isaac Albéniz's "Iberia" suite. The film received the Goya Award for Best Cinematography/Mejor Fotografía in 2006. 2005 | Spanish w/ English Subtitles | 1 hour 39 minutes | Not Rated Free Community Event This documentary film, Saura continues in his line of (more...)

Film: Better Days

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12:00 pm (available for 48 hours) Instituto Cervantes Vimeo Channel Here Fran Herrero Ansoleaga’s Better Days presents the testimonies of five people who have fled harassment in their home countries because of their gender identities and have sought asylum in Spain. Before the director’s camera, they share their fears, doubts, and certainties, as well as their belief that “everything gets better.” 2021; Spanish with English subtitles; 9 minutes; not rated. Free community event Instituto Cervantes presents an annual cycle of short films dedicated to gender diversity, dealing (more...)

Film: (A) Normal

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12:00 pm (available for 48 hours) Instituto Cervantes Vimeo Channel Here Leo, Juan, David, and Lucio meet in the gym locker room—four people with four different views on issues such as masculinity. Miguel Parra’s (A) Normal demonstrates, through the debates that ensue, that “normality” is as personal as each individual’s particular essence and prejudices. 2021; Spanish with English subtitles; 12 minutes; not rated. Free cummunity event Instituto Cervantes presents an annual cycle of short films dedicated to gender diversity, dealing with different approaches to LGTBIQ+ reality, and (more...)

Film: Abriendo ventanas

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12:00 pm (available for 48 hours) Instituto Cervantes Vimeo Channel Here Vicky Calavia’s documentary Abriendo ventanas is a story told in seven voices, in which seven women share their affective, sexual, and gender diversity, as well as the discrimination and violence that they have suffered in their lives. 2021; Spanish with English subtitles; 30 minutes; not rated. Free community event Instituto Cervantes presents an annual cycle of short films dedicated to gender diversity, dealing with different approaches to LGTBIQ+ reality, and presented around the celebration of Pride (more...)

Film: Yo soy una niña

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12:00 pm (available for 48 hours) Instituto Cervantes Vimeo Channel Here Richard Zubelzu’s Yo soy una niña documents the reality of transsexuality in childhood, while emphasizing the important role of grandparents and their unconditional love for their grandchildren. 2019; Spanish with English subtitles; 20 minutes; not rated. Free community event Instituto Cervantes presents an annual cycle of short films dedicated to gender diversity, dealing with different approaches to LGTBIQ+ reality, and presented around the celebration of Pride Day. This July, Pedro Zerolo of Madrid’s Cinemateca, whose political (more...)

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