2016 Films

The Olive Tree

Alma, a young impulsive woman, is determined to reclaim her grandfather’s beloved olive tree after the family are forced to abandon their livelihood.

Donkey Xote

Rucio, narrator and loyal donkey, tells us the fantastical story of Don Quixote, his quire Sancho Panza and his faithful steed Rocinante on their journey to challenge the Knight of the Moon to a duel.

Kaplan

After fleeing Europe for Uruguay during World War II, Jacob Kaplan has built himself a quiet life.

Food and Shelter

Rocío, a young single mother, struggles to provide for herself and her son with no permanent or reliable work to ensure food on the table and a roof over their heads.

Sex, Maracas & Chihuahuas

Xavier Cugat was a musical genius, glitzy persona and the only Spaniard with two stars on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame.

The King of Havana

Agusti Villaronga’s adaptation of a celebrated “dirty realism” novel by Pedro Juan Gutiérrez takes viewers on an immersive risqué tour of Old Havana.

Bad Day to Go Fishing

Ex-wrestling star Jacob Van Oppen and his manager Orsini make a good living staging fake wrestling matches in small South American towns.

The Bride

Directed by Paula Ortiz and based on Bodas de sangre (Blood Wedding) by Federico García Lorca, La Novia tells the story of an impossible love triangle

Rumbos

One warm summer’s night in a vast city, disparate love stories unfold and converge in the eternal thoroughfare at its heart.

Lovers: A True Story

Based on a true story and set in 1950s Spain, Amantes tells the story of Paco, a young man who finds himself in Madrid in search of a job after leaving the army.

Amama

A story of family and of conflict between parents and children; urban and rural; past and present.

Ixcanul

In a village on the slopes of an active volcano in Guatemala, a marriage is arranged for 17-year-old María by her Kaqchikel parents.

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