PELíCULA>PELíKULA returns to onsite screenings in Manila

After two online editions, PELíCULA — the Spanish film festival created by the Instituto Cervantes de Manila — returns to face-to-face FREE screenings for its 21st edition.

The festival happens from October 5th through 16th, 2022.

PELíCULA hosts screenings for a variety of Spanish and Latin American films, including Fernando León de Aranoa’s El buen patrón, a comedy starring Javier Bardem, the Colombian documentary, Jinetes del Paraíso, and classic films like Juan Antonio Bardem & Luis García Berlanga’s 1951 film, Esa pareja feliz.

La Hija (2021, dir. Manuel Martín Cuenca)

Here’s a full list of screenings for Spanish films.

  1. El buen patrón (2021, dir.Fernando León de Aranoa)
  2. El test (2022, dir. Dani de la Orden)
  3. Con quién viajas (2021, dir. Martín Cuervo)
  4. A las mujeres de España. María Lejárraga (dir. Laura Hojman)
  5. Maixabel (2021, dir. Icíar Bollaín)
  6. El olvido que seremos (2020, dir. Fernando Trueba)
  7. La hija (2021, dir. Manuel Martín Cuenca)
Competencia oficial (2021, dir. Gastón Duprat and Mariano Cohn)

And the list of screenings for Latin American films.

  1. Jinetes del Paraíso (2020, dir. Talia Osorio Cardona)
  2. Algo azul (2021, dir. Mariel García Spooner)
  3. Competencia oficial (2021, dir. Gastón Duprat and Mariano Cohn)
Muerte de un ciclista (1953, dir. Juan Antonio Bardem)

Finally, here’s the list of screenings under PELíCULA’s classic Spanish film showcase.

  1. Esa pareja feliz (1951, dir. Juan Antonio Bardem & Luis García Berlanga)
  2. Muerte de un ciclista (1953, dir. Juan Antonio Bardem)
  3. Mamá cumple cien años (1979, dir. Carlos Saura)
  4. El sur (1983, dir. Víctor Erice)

As mentioned earlier, PELíCULA screenings are free on a first-come, first-served basis. The screenings will happen at the Instituto Cervantes in Manila (in Intramuros) and “select venues in Metro Manila.”

PELíCULA will also simultaneously host face-to-face and online screenings in Malaysia and Australia. For more information about the festival, visit Instituto Cervantes de Manila on Facebook.

The official key visual for the 21st PELíCULA Spanish Film Festival.