SPANISH FILM FESTIVAL (19-22 April 2021)
Champions/Campeones/2018/Dir.: Javier Fesser/124 min/Apr 19/6 pm
A basketball coach is sentenced to community service, forced to work with a team of mentally disabled players.
Wins: 13, Nominations: 31
The Giant/Handia/2017/Dirs.: Aitor Arregi, Jon Garaño/114 min/Apr 20/6 pm
A story about the world’s tallest man, this is an unsettling Basque-language period drama focused on sibling rivalry.
Wins: 19, Nominations: 19
Box 507/La Caja 507/2002/Dir.: Enrique Urbizu/112 min/Apr 21/6 pm
The daughter of bank manager Modesto Pardo dies in a forest fire while camping. 7 years later Pardo’s bank gets robbed and robbers break open numerous safe deposit boxes. After the robbery, Pardo looks by mistake into one of the deposit boxes and stumbles across some very strange documents that prove that his daughter’s death is not an accident but murder.
Wins: 10, Nominations: 4
Happy 140/Felices 140/2015/Dir.: Gracia Querejeta/98 min/Apr 22/6 pm
A group of friends and family reunite at the fancy new holiday home of a woman who is about to turn 40.
Wins: 2, Nominations: 8
Butterfly’s Tongue/La Lengua De Las Mariposas/1999/Dir.: José Luis Cuerda/96 min/Apr 22/7.45 pm
For Moncho, it’s an idyllic year: he starts school, he has a wonderful teacher, he makes a friend in Roque, he begins to figure out some of the mysteries of Eros, and, with his older brother, a budding saxophone player, he makes a trip with the band from their town in Galicia. But it’s also the year that the Spanish Republic comes under fire from Fascist rebels.
Wins: 6, Nominations: 19