Spanish Film Festival
INDO CINE APPRECIATION FOUNDATION in association with Embassy of Spain in India (New Delhi), Instituto Cervantes (New Delhi) and Honorary Consulate of Spain and Head of Mission in Chennai are organizing a Spanish Film Festival from 17th to 19th Feb 2020 at Alliance Française of Madras No. 24, College Road, Chennai – 600006 as per under noted schedule.
The Festival will be inaugurated by Mr. Antony Lobo, Hon. Consul of Spain and Head of Mission, Chennai. Mr. Bruno Plasse, Executive Director, Indo-French Cultural Centre, Chennai will be the Chief Guest. Kalaimamani Ms. Sukanya Ramesh, Cine Artiste, will light the lamp. Mr. Sivan Kannan, President, ICAF will preside over the function.
Embassy of Spain in India, New Delhi
Instituto Cervantes, New Delhi
Honorary Consulate of Spain and Head of Mission, Chennai
Indo Cine Appreciation Foundation
SPANISH FILM FESTIVAL
(17-19 February 2020)
The Secret in Their Eyes/El secreto de sus ojos/2009/Dir.: Juan José Campanella/129 min
Benjamin, a criminal-court investigator is tormented by the unsolved rape and murder of a young bride in 1974, and by the military junta that devastated his country around the same time. Benjamin and Sandoval work with the victim’s husband, Ricardo (Pablo Rago), to identify the killer.
1 Oscar,Wins: 52, Nominations: 40
Marshland/La isla minima/2014/Dir.: Alberto Rodríguez/105 min
Juan and Pedro are two experienced homicide detectives from Madrid with different styles and methods. Working together to try to solve an investigation in which two young sisters disappear during the annual festivities in Spain’s deep south in 1980, the two detectives have to put aside their professional differences in order to find and stop a serial killer.
Wins: 57, Nominations: 42
Flowers/Loreak/2015/Dirs.: Jon Garaño &Jose Mari Goenaga/99 min
Lives of 3 women, Ane, Lourdes and Tere, will be deeply affected and linked by the appearance of some bouquets. The flowers of the title serve as a connection and thread in this delicate and intimate story, centered on the feelings, more suggested than shown, of the protagonists.
Wins: 8, Nominations: 16
Can’t Say Goodbye/No sé decir adios/2017/Dir.: Lino Escalera/96 min
Carla gets a call from the small town where she grew up in the South of Spain. Her father, who she hasn’t spoken with in many years, is very ill. She refuses to face it and decides, against everyone’s opinion, to take him to Barcelona, where she is convinced they’ll be able to save him.
Wins: 19, Nominations: 14
A Gun in Each Hand/Una pistola en cada mano/2012/Dir.: Cesc Gay/95 min
The portrait of eight 40s overwhelmed and disconcerted by their lives. Unable to express their emotions, they find themselves thrown into situations that are both comical and pathetic, revealing their major conflict: the crisis of male identity. An x-ray of the love life of these men that uncompromisingly depicts their weaknesses and quest for a new identity.
Wins: 8, Nominations: 7