A party where support for cinema and gastronomy culture goes hand in hand

Gastronomy, cinema and Pablo Carbonell form a trio that is hard to resist. That is why the Teatro Principal de Alicante has saved its full capacity to attend the opening gala of Gastro Cinema, a meeting that will share its activities with Alicante Gastronómica until the next day. Union point.

This is how the creators who can find the folk and culinary elements that fill the theater perceive the theater in this way. a way of expression to deal with many and varied issues in the world of cinema.

Tables and Carbonell’s onstage humor guided the premiere, where Alicante highlighted the excellence of its gastronomy and the power of the table to elicit emotions.

Between 60 shorts offered 7 of them were shortlisted for the competition and eventually won the 500 Euro Gastro Cinema Award. 3 seater table governing Álvaro García Company and Meka Ribera, A study from Alicante talking about food shortages.

A jury composed of filmmakers Adán Aliaga and David Valero, professor of Fiction and Editing Theory and Practice at the UMH Film School William Lopez was responsible for the selection of the award-winning work.

The Red Cross was also recognized, Solidarity Award Received by Remedios Alarcón, president of the Alicante Red Cross, from Dolores Mejía, general manager of Mercicante, for their work and commitment to healthy eating.

Gastro Cinema Special Award Alicante Central Marketthat the festival wishes to honor in its centennial year.

Most recently, chef Mari Carmen Vélez, co-owner of La Sirena de Petrer, received the Honorary Award for her participation in the maintenance of the Mediterranean diet, presented to her by the Vice President and Cultural Affairs. Julia Parra.

Carbonell also presented the following section: rice dishes With the collaboration of restaurants in the city, which aim to spread the rice culture of the Valencian Community, it themes their meals with the movie title.

It will screen documentaries of great chefs such as Gastro Cinema, which will continue until the 29th. Ricard Camarena, the Roca brothers or María José San Román. The fourth of this event is the second solo, which was originally born as part of the Alicante Film Festival and was held independently in October last year.

will host the festival screening of eight short films and five documentaries, alongside various fiction films, presentation of a gastronomy book and workshops in collaboration with the University of Alicante, talks, master classes, tastings of products such as chocolate and cava, wine or cheese, and Rice Film departments and Film Cocktails in collaboration with the city’s restaurants and entertainment venues. The events will be held in different areas of the city, such as the city’s gardens. MARQ, Alicante Museum of Contemporary Art (MACA) or Las Cigarreras.

Source: Informacion


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