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Alfonso Rivera


999 articles available in total starting from 16/11/2007. Last article published on 04/06/2020.

Javier Fernández Vázquez • Director of A Storm Was Coming

Interview: Javier Fernández Vázquez • Director of A Storm Was Coming

“For me, film direction is a political thing”

BERLINALE 2020: With his first feature-length documentary directed solo A Storm Was Coming, Javier Fernández Vázquez questions the official version of Spanish colonial history in Africa  

24/02 | Berlinale 2020 | Forum

Polo Menárguez • Director of The Plan

Interview: Polo Menárguez • Director of The Plan

"There are some very dangerous ways of understanding masculinity"

With his feature debut, The Plan, which is released today in Spanish cinemas, Polo Menárguez has brought Ignasi Vidal’s successful stage play of the same name to the big screen  

21/02 | Spain

Review: The Plan

Review: The Plan

Polo Menárguez brings to the big screen all of the tension, scathing humour and harsh criticism from the stage play on which his first feature, starring Raúl Arévalo and Antonio de la Torre, is based  

20/02 | Films | Reviews | Spain

Simon West to direct the ambitious historical series Sin límites

Simon West to direct the ambitious historical series Sin límites

The show will be a recreation of the epic feat undertaken 500 years ago by Portugal’s Magellan and Elcano, a Spaniard who became the first to sail around the world  

20/02 | Production | Funding | Spain/USA

Woody Allen putting the finishing touches to Rifkin's Festival

Woody Allen putting the finishing touches to Rifkin's Festival

The new film by the veteran US director, starring Gina Gershon, Wallace Shawn, Elena Anaya, Louis Garrel, Sergi López and Christoph Waltz and set in Spain, will be released internationally in 2020  

18/02 | Production | Funding | Spain/USA/Italy

Pedro Almodóvar set to finally shoot in English

Pedro Almodóvar set to finally shoot in English

The Spanish director is working on an upcoming short film starring Tilda Swinton plus a film adaptation of five Lucia Berlin stories, included in her book A Manual for Cleaning Women  

13/02 | Production | Funding | Spain

Ibizacinefest 2020 hands the Bulgarian-Japanese film A Picture with Yuki the Best Fiction Feature Award

Ibizacinefest 2020 hands the Bulgarian-Japanese film A Picture with Yuki the Best Fiction Feature Award

The fourth edition of the gathering dedicated to indie and alternative film wrapped up on 9 February, handing its top prize to the movie directed by Lachezar Avramov  

12/02 | Festivals | Awards | Spain

La visita crowned Best Documentary at the 13th MiradasDoc

La visita crowned Best Documentary at the 13th MiradasDoc

While the top prize went to Argentina, the Spanish competition saw the triumph of the short Carne and the audience plumped for Manoliño Nguema, a Spanish-Guinean co-production  

11/02 | MiradasDoc 2020 | Awards

Miguel G. Morales and Silvia Navarro • Directors of On the Names of the Goats

Interview: Miguel G. Morales and Silvia Navarro • Directors of On the Names of the Goats

"We try to preserve the film’s freedom at all times"

We met with Canary Islander directors Miguel G. Morales and Silvia Navarro, whose documentary On the Names of Goats is screening at MiradasDoc  

07/02 | MiradasDoc 2020

Alexis Delgado Búrdalo • Director of This Film Is About Me

Interview: Alexis Delgado Búrdalo • Director of This Film Is About Me

"I never imagined I would be filming inside a prison"

We spoke to Alexis Delgado Búrdalo, who is taking part in MiradasDoc with This Film Is About Me, a doc that made a splash during its screenings at Visions du Réel and Seville, among other festivals  

07/02 | MiradasDoc 2020

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