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Alfonso Rivera


1158 articles available in total starting from 16/11/2007. Last article published on 14/01/2021.

Anna Parmas  • Director of Another Woman

Interview: Anna Parmas • Director of Another Woman

“Russian people are usually rather difficult to make laugh or to surprise”

We chat with the Russian filmmaker, whose hit romantic comedy Another Woman is part of the Russian Film Festival that can be enjoyed this month on the Filmin platform  

18/12/2020 | /Russia

Lucas Figueroa  • Director of Renaceres

Interview: Lucas Figueroa • Director of Renaceres

“A mask forces us to pay close attention to someone’s gaze”

Argentinian filmmaker Lucas Figueroa filmed Madrid in the time of Covid-19 for Renaceres, a cinematic poem uplifted by the voices of José Sacristán and Imanol Arias  

17/12/2020 | /Spain

Madrid Online Pitchbox showcases 14 projects in development

Madrid Online Pitchbox showcases 14 projects in development

The online pitching event, to be held on 17 and 18 December, will offer production companies an inside peak into seven in-development feature films, plus a selection of television series  

16/12/2020 | Spain

Review: Renaceres

Review: Renaceres

Despite the looming shadow of the pandemic, Lucas Figueroa’s debut documentary is a thing of great beauty, offering messages of hope and wishes for positive change  

16/12/2020 | Films | Reviews

The ICAA will release an extra €5 million in funding for films in development

The ICAA will release an extra €5 million in funding for films in development

The Ministry of Culture has announced it will award a total of €40,000,000 in general production grants for features in development. Among the 35 projects set to benefit, 35% are directed by women  

11/12/2020 | Production | Funding | Spain

Nuria Giménez • Director of My Mexican Bretzel

Interview: Nuria Giménez • Director of My Mexican Bretzel

“I don’t feel comfortable in the virtual world”

With her first feature, My Mexican Bretzel, Nuria Giménez has garnered a sweep of awards at national and international festivals. Now this intriguing documentary can be enjoyed in cinemas in Spain  

11/12/2020 | /Spain

Review: Rosalinda

Review: Rosalinda

Ramón Luque delivers a big-screen adaptation of Shakespeare’s As You Like It without any particular cinematic merit, but still conveying a message of joyfulness and the desire to live life to the full  

10/12/2020 | Films | Reviews | Spain

Filmin showcases the rich variety of Russian cinema

Filmin showcases the rich variety of Russian cinema

The RFF (Russian Film Festival) lands on the Spanish platform this Thursday, 10 December, and can be enjoyed by its subscribers until the 30th  

09/12/2020 | Festivals | Awards | Spain/Russia

This year’s Cinema Jove to fling open its doors in December

This year’s Cinema Jove to fling open its doors in December

Owing to the health crisis, the Valencian festival has shifted its dates to the last month of the year, but is still intent on showcasing films by directors under the age of 40  

03/12/2020 | Festivals | Awards | Spain

Why has The Human Voice turned out to be a box-office smash?

Why has The Human Voice turned out to be a box-office smash?

Pedro Almodóvar’s latest short film, starring Tilda Swinton, has become a mainstream phenomenon in Spain after being released in theatres and grossing €120,000  

03/12/2020 | Distribution | Releases | Exhibitors | Spain

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