Films


  • Ciaboga. Ziaboga

    Iñaki Pinedo

    2019 // Spain // 72 min.

    "Ciaboga. Ziaboga", is a documentary about the world of traineras in the Cantabrian Sea. It deals with the history of traineras in general, although focusing on everything from the 1940s to the present day. We have had the advice of historians and researchers who have been working for years on the historical, cultural and sporting aspects of what is today a competitive sport with deep roots in popular culture and in the character of the people of the Cantabrian coast. "The sea and man"

    Festival Internacional De Cine De Cali 2019 - Ficcali, Colombia

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    TUESDAY 11th // 17:00h
    FILMOTECA DE CANTABRIA

  • Canción sin nombre

    Melina León

    2019 // Peru // 97 min.

    Inspired by real events, Canción sin nombre is the story of Georgina Condori, an Andean woman whose newborn baby mysteriously disappears. In the midst of the political chaos of the time, Pedro Campos, a young journalist from Lima, takes charge of the investigation and begins the desperate search with her. Set in the 1980s, the film takes place in the midst of the economic crisis and the rise of Sendero Luminoso, the Communist Party of Peru.

    Nominated, Golden Camera - Quinzaine — 2019 Cannes Film Festival, France

    Won Krzysztof Kieslowski Award - Best Feature Film - 2019 Denver International Film Festival

    Nominated, Golden Star Award - 2019 El Gouna International Film Festival

    Won, Golden Colon- Best Film — 2019 Huelva Latin American Film Festival

    Nominated, FIPRESCI Prize - International First Film — 2019 Jerusalem Film Festival

    Won, Special Jury Prize - Best Film — 2019 Lima Latin American Film Festival

    Won, FIPRESCI Prize — 2019 Montréal Festival of New Cinema

    Nominated, International Competition - 2019 Mumbai Film Festival

    Won, CineVision Award - Best Film By An Emerging Director — 2019 Munich Film Festival

    Nominated, People's Choice Award - Best of Fest - Best Film - 2019 Pingyao International Film Festival

    Nominated, Grand Jury Prize- International Feature Length - 2019 Santiago International Film Festival - SANFIC

    Won, Best Cinematography - 2019 Stockholm Film Festival

    Won, Mermaid Award - Special Mention - 2019 Thessaloniki Film Festival

    Won, Premio FEISAL - 2019 Viña del Mar Film Festival

    Won, Public Award - 2020 FICUMAN Festival International de Cine UNAM

    Nominated, Audience Award - 2020 Glasgow Film Festival

    Nominated, Grand Prix - 2020 Luxembourg City Film Festival

    Won, New Voices/New Visions Grand Jury Prize - 2020 Palm Springs International Film Festival

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    TUESDAY 11th // 20:30h
    FILMOTECA DE CANTABRIA


    FRIDAY 14th // 12:00h
    CINE GROUCHO: SALA 1

  • Fern Von Uns

    Laura Bierbrauer & Verena Kuri

    2019 // Argentina // 77 min.

    Ramira returns to the Misiones rainforest from where she ran away after the birth of her son. Her efforts to rebuild the bond with her mother and her son, who does not recognize her as his mother, are complicated. Her family questions her abandonment of the child and fights with her over the deceased father's inheritance. The child struggles between two mothers, while Ramira seeks to find a sense of reinsertion in the middle of a labyrinth of hybrid languages and customs.

    Berlin International Film Festival, Berlinale

    International Film Festival Of India Goa - Iffi

    Galway Film Fleadh

    Femcine Festival Cine De Mujeres De Santiago

    Frankfurt Jugend Film Festival

    Oberá En Cortos - Argentina

    Mostra Internacional De Cinema - Brazil

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    THURSDAY 13th // 17:00h
    FILMOTECA DE CANTABRIA

  • Los Deseados

    Abraham Lacalle Marquina

    2020 // Spain // 98 min.

    “The Desired” is about a number of events happening in a small village isolated between mountains after a war that devastated the country. In this situation, the Desired appear, a sort of pseudoreligious, paramilitary sect with a strict and authoritarian hierarchy. Through lies and deceits they succeeded in manipulating, subjugating and controlling village inhabitants. They take advantage of population's weakness and despair on account of all the pain they suffered during the war. The headquarters of the sect is an enclosure conceived and organized in a similar way to a penitentiary, where some inmates reside and are confined until they convert to the religion that the Wishers promulgate, the Glory religion.

    Baja California International Film Festival 2020

    Cafe Irani Chaii International Film Festival 2020

    4th Indian World Film Festival 2020

    7th Noida International Film Festival 2020, India

    Colortape International Film Festival 2020

    Eurasia International Monthly Film Festival 2020

    Tmff - The Monthly Film Festival (online) 2020

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    THURSDAY 13th // 20:30h
    FILMOTECA DE CANTABRIA


    SATURDAY 15th // 12:00h
    CINE GROUCHO: SALA 1

  • El Arte De Frío

    Ander Duque

    2019 // Spain // 70 min.

    A film inspired by the colourful graphic work of Felipe Almendros. Direct cinema about the search for truth, the artist's weariness and the tragicomedy that defines an attitude towards life, to end up composing a bipolar story about emptiness.

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    FRIDAY 14th // 17:00h
    FILMOTECA DE CANTABRIA

  • The Innocence

    Ashraf Shishir

    2019 // Bangladesh // 105 min.

    "Amra Ekta Cinema Banabo (The Innocence)" is a story of love, dreams, politics, revolution and aftermath of a freedom war of one of the poorest developing country, where few peoples started to fight all the odds by filmmaking.

    Best International Film - 2019 Havana Film Festival

    Nominated World Cinema Now — 2020 Palm Springs International Film Festival

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    DFRIDAY 14th // 20:30h
    FILMOTECA DE CANTABRIA


    SATURDAY 15th // 12:00h
    CINE GROUCHO: SALA 2

  • Aleksi

    Barbara Vekarić

    2019 // Croatia // 88 min.

    Aleksi has failed to find a job as a photographer after graduating from college and is returning home to live under her parents' roof. With few options to stave off her boredom, Aleksi ignores her pressing responsibilities by following her impulses with various men: Christian, an American photographer who she bonds with due to the similar interests; Goran, a local musician who she can't stand because of his traditional values, but with whom she has an intense physical chemistry; and Toni, an older, richer, charming Slovenian playboy who tries to lure her with the extravagance of yachts, parties and expensive drugs.

    Freiburg Film Festival 2019

    Edinburgh Film Festival 2019

    Mejor Película - 2019 New Jersey International Film Festival

    Beach Film Festival Ohrid, Macedonia 2019

    Mejor Película Independiente - Diamond Film Awards 2019

    Festival Of European And Mediterranean Film 2019

    Premio Mejor Cinematografía - 2019 Woods Hole Film Festival, USA

    World Cine Fest Lonlava 2019

    Sxsw 2019

    Fest 2019, Belgrade, Serbia

    Kinonova International Film Festival 2019, Skopje, Macedonia

    Feature International Competition Of Ficmai - Maipú International Film Festival, Argentina

    Kerry Film Festival 2019, Ireland

    9th International Film Festival In Belneario Camboriu, Brazil

    Cinema Now 2019, Novi Sad, Serbia

    United Workers Film Festival 2019, Macedonia - Best Feature Film

    Directors Cut Film Society 2019 - Best Feature Film, Best Director, Best Actress

    24th Festival Cine Zaragoza, Spain

    Film Girl Film 2019, Milwaukee, USA

    International Film Festival Tonneins 2019, France - Best European Feature Film

    Festival Del Cinema Di Castel Volturno 2019, Italy

    Festival Internacional De Cine Austral 2019, Argentina - Best Feature Film, Best Actress

    Changing Faces International Film Festival 2019, Australia - Best Feature Film, Best Actor In A Feature Film

    Šipan Film Festival, Croatia

    Miami Independent Film Festival, USA

    Days Of Croatian Cinema - Ivo Gregurević, Orašje, Bosnia And Herzegovina

    Soundscreen Film Festival 2019, Ravenna, Italy

    Napoli Film Festival 2019, Section Mediterraneo, Napoli, Italy

    11th Annual Santa Fe Independent Film Festival, New Mexico

    East Northeast Film Festival 2019, Newburgh, New York

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    FRIDAY 14th // 12:00h
    CINE GROUCHO: SALA 2


    SATURDAY 15th // 17:00h
    FILMOTECA DE CANTABRIA

  • Ara Malikian: A life among strings

    Nata Moreno

    2019 // Spain // 89 min.

    This film tells the story of Ara Malikian, multifaceted violinist of Lebanese origin and Armenian roots. The film portrays his professional trajectory and personal story. Music saved his life when he escaped the war. He left Beirut when he was only 14 and ever since then, has lived a nomadic life, bringing his music to all the world.

    Premios Goya 2019 - Best documentary

    Premios Forqué 2019 - Best documentary

    Premios Platino 2020 - Nominated best documentary

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    SATURDAY 15th // 20:30h
    FILMOTECA DE CANTABRIA