aspe is prepared to celebrate next week ninth edition of the International Small Film FestivalAs every summer, it will dedicate five uninterrupted days to screening the best films made in short format. more than thirty short filmsselected from among nearly a thousand works -871 total- submitted to the competition this year paid for by the local council.
Between 31 shorts who want an award There are works approved by Film Academy awards such as Momof the Girl’s PaulGoya for 2022, the best short documentary about a rehabilitation center for primates subjected to violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo; or those nominated in said edition as Mindanaoof the Borja Soler (also most recently nominated for the Forqué Awards) about the final hours of a female mayor played by carmen machiThe story of four teenagers told by Rose Ian inside farruca (Gaudi Award for best short film).
You will also see: directorial debuts actress and singer Juan Manuel Montilla tongue (manco’s trick), with his first short film, to trya drama or actor with cerebral palsy in the background and receiving a special mention at Seminci Javier Pereira (Stockholm, God forgive us), starting behind the camera loosen upabout sexual abuse, received an award at the Skyline Benidorm Film Festival.
known as faces Aitana Sanchez-Gijón, Julieta Serrano and José Sacristan build your staff thornsof the Ivan Sainz-Pardoduration Luis Tosar and Daniel Guzman star in his latest work Oriol Villar, cement and steel; Wheel of Bethlehem gives life Tenant of the Lucas Paulino and Angel Torres Y Mary Barranco stars houseof the Israel Medrano.
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This year, longer deadlines for the presentation of papers increased the number of participants, from 700 bids received last year to 871 this year both fiction, animation and documentaries about 15% come from other countries.
Festival director, John Torresthat quality is always at the forefront in festival selection, but this more comedy missing in this edition“Almost nothing is coming. It seems that we are not here to laugh as there has been so much drama this year”.
Despite this, they are trying to combine all genres on each day of the screening. The shorts are shown on Mondays and Thursdays at 10 pm. outdoors in the Alfredo Kraus Auditorium, from 22 hourswith free and open access and without restrictions this year for its capacity 600 peopleOn Friday, the closing gala and awards ceremony presented by the stand-up comedian David Dominguezis celebrated in Wagner Theatre.
In addition to the official section distributing 2500 euro prizedocumentary shown out of competition Aspe in the pandemic and a short film on gender equality made by IES Villa de Aspe students.