Spanish Film Festival starts on 16th May

The 11th Spanish film festival called “Spanish Meter” will be held from 16th to 30th May at three locations in Belgrade.

The festival, which is a favourite among the fans of Hispanic culture, brings about three film programmes that will be screened at three different locations in Belgrade – the Belgrade Cultural Center of Belgrade, Museum of Yugoslav Film Archive and Dom Omladine.

The festival begins with a film programme called “Honorary Goya Awards”, staring on 16th May, at the Museum of Yugoslav Film Archive. Over the course of three days, the audience will be able to watch movies that star the legendary Marisa Paredes, this year’s winner of the honorary award of the Spanish Academy of Film and Arts. One of the famous muses of Pedro Almodovar, she has built her career in Spain, as well as in France and Italy.

There is also a film programme called “Women’s Corner” during which the films directed by the best Spanish female directors will be screened at Dom Omladine.  During two days, 24th and 25th May, a series of films directed by both up and coming and established female Spanish film directors will be showcased.

The third festival segment is called “Contemporary Film” and will feature exciting, emotional, witty and socially engaged films from Spain, Argentina, Mexico, Peru and Venezuela. The films will be screened from 25th to 30th May, at the Cultural Center of Belgrade. The programme will be officially opened with the screening of the “The night my mother killed my father”, directed by Ines Paris, who will also be an guest of “Spanish Meter”.

A multi-talented actor and musician Fran Perea, who is best known for his role of Marcos Serrano Moreno in the Spanish hit series “The Serranos”, will also be the festival’s special guest. After a great television success, which accompanied several great music albums and touring, Perea continued to build his career in the theatre, and at the same time he collaborated with the most important Spanish film artists, such as Antonio Banderas, Alex de la Iglesia, and Paul Ortiz.

(B92, 03.05.2018)

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