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Alfonso Rivera


933 articles available in total starting from 16/11/2007. Last article published on 27/01/2020.

Pain & Glory snags seven Goyas

Pain & Glory snags seven Goyas

With his latest film, Pedro Almodóvar has triumphed at the 34th edition of the awards handed out by Spain’s Academy of Film Arts and Sciences, the ceremony for which was held on Saturday in Málaga  

27/01 | Goyas 2020

Review: The Year of the Discovery

Review: The Year of the Discovery

Luis López Carrasco gives a voice to the victims of the lesser known events of 1992, a celebrated year in Spain, offering a re-reading of history in a documentary which demands the truth be told  

24/01 | IFFR 2020 | Tiger Competition

Review: Te quiero, imbécil

Review: Te quiero, imbécil

Laura Mañá uses humour to portray the crisis of the modern-day heterosexual male, caught between archaic values and new social expectations, mainly of a sentimental kind  

24/01 | Films | Reviews | Spain

Pedro Almodóvar producing another Isabel Coixet film

Pedro Almodóvar producing another Isabel Coixet film

El Deseo is financing Nieva en Benidorm, the new movie by the Catalan director, filming for which kicked off on Monday in the titular multilingual tourist hotspot  

22/01 | Production | Funding | Spain

ALICE launched in Barcelona to champion European-made animation

ALICE launched in Barcelona to champion European-made animation

The first meeting for this new project for European interregional cinematic cooperation, which seeks to promote companies in the animation sector, took place last week  

22/01 | Industry | Market | Spain

The Feroz Awards smile on Pedro Almodóvar

The Feroz Awards smile on Pedro Almodóvar

Pain & Glory has comfortably come out on top during the 7th awards ceremony organised just outside Madrid by the Spanish Association of Film Journalists, scooping six gongs  

17/01 | Festivals | Awards | Spain

Juan Rodrigáñez  • Director of Rights-of-Man

Interview: Juan Rodrigáñez • Director of Rights-of-Man

"We’re living in extremely conservative times"

Spaniard Juan Rodrigáñez is finally releasing his second feature, Rights-of-Man, in his home country after presenting it at festivals such as Gijón, Málaga, Cinespaña in Toulouse and FIDMarseille  

16/01 | Spain

Seven projects taking part in the third edition of Madrid TV Pitchbox

Seven projects taking part in the third edition of Madrid TV Pitchbox

The series, all currently in development, have been presented in the Spanish capital in front of potential partners, collaborators and buyers at an event organised by the Filmarket Hub platform  

14/01 | Television | Spain

The Endless Trench crowned Best Film at the 25th Forqué Awards

The Endless Trench crowned Best Film at the 25th Forqué Awards

The top prize handed out by EGEDA was bestowed upon directorial trio Arregi, Garaño and Goenaga, who trounced a host of solid rivals such as Alejandro Amenábar and Pedro Almodóvar  

13/01 | Festivals | Awards | Spain

Greta Fernández starring in Pessoas, el camino más corto

Greta Fernández starring in Pessoas, el camino más corto

The actress is toplining this road movie together with Arturo Dueñas, who is also directing; the film was shot in Spain and Cuba, and is in the middle of post-production  

10/01 | Production | Funding | Spain