- Alex de la Iglesia will open the festival with the comedy “My great night ‘.
- The festival has the participation of 40 countries with a total of . 129 films
- The festival includes a special mention to the Spanish animation film with the lecture ‘From Doodles to Pixels: Over a hundred years of Spanish Animation’.
The href=”http://miamifilmfestival.com/” International Film Festival Miami (Florida, USA) announced programming and official poster for its thirty-third installment in which the Spanish director Iciar Bollaín” Bollain worldwide his film The olive .
Bollaín will also be one of the stars of new category Marquee Series , novelty of this year’s festival, one of the most important US where Latin American cinema is shown.
The Marquee Series category will give the possibility to know the career and works of film personalities like Italian actress and model, or Bollaín, Spanish actress and director, winner of two awards Goyas .
Under the slogan Projecting Light on the Magic City , the festival has the participation of 40 countries with a total of 129 films , the 29 which are short films, including 12 world premieres, one international, 16 in North America and 13 in the United States.
One of the pillars of the event is formed by the presence of Ibero-American and Hispanic-themed films , which it says executive and festival programming director Jaie Laplante, “is very focused on this kind of cinema” and “has a large representation.”
The opening of the festival It will be the responsibility of the director Alex Alex de la Iglesia , who represents the Spanish cinema and will in charge of giving the starting signal production Mi great night , comedy featuring singer Raphael protagonist.
In musical terms, within the category Cinedwntwn Galas and Knight Documentary Films Achievement Award include, respectively, the world premiere of Queen of Thursdays , with Cuban dancer starring Rosario Sánchez, and A Tango more , the German-Italian production director German Kral.
In the category Knight Achievement Award Documentary Films Latin American cinema is present thanks to movies like my grandfather Allende Allende or Touching the light . Knight Competition in the category, there are several nominees as Argentina , Mexican-French production Chronic , Happy 140 , The incident light , I promise anarchy , The memory of water , A thousand-headed monster or This has not happened .
Dentro of this same category, in which productions and directors who were in past editions of the festival are presented, the presence of the Spanish Cesc Gay with Truman and manufacture Argentine-Italian Santiago Mitre Paulina .
The film Vera Egito Amores urban makes its world premiere at the festival and at the Iberoamerican stands beside mode films like Bride , One Hundred Years of Forgiveness , Dog Night , The farm , From Beyond or Ma Ma, Penelope Cruz .
Other world premieres to be screened during the film festival in Miami are you Palms Hearts Monica Peña The Forbidden Shore that has the presence of Cuban musician Chucho Valdes.
Within the sample of Culinary Cinema section produced by Lee Brian Schrager, director of the Film and Food Festival South Beach include production of Mexican Alfonso Arau, Like Water for Chocolate and Snacks, snacks revolution and My bakery in Brooklyn the Spanish Gustavo Ron.
The International Film Festival of Miami also includes a special mention Spanish animation film with the lecture From Doodles to Pixels: Over a hundred years of Spanish Animation
February 2, 2016
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