Instituto Cervantes Manila’s PELÍCULA 2015 (NCCA Building, Intramuros)

From October 19 to 25, 2015, Instituto Cervantes Manila’s PELÍCULA Manila Spanish Film Festival will continue its homage to Spanish Cinema at the NCCA Building (National Commission for Culture and the Arts), Intramuros. (For the PELÍCULA Manila Spanish Film Festival 2016 schedule and films, please proceed here.)

El Cine Español en 20 Carteles (Spanish Cinema in 20 Posters) is a virtual journey to the heart of Spanish Cinema through the posters of some of the most unforgettable films. The films include Luis García Berlanga’s 1953 Bienvenido, Míster Marshall (Welcome, Mr. Marshall!) and Pablo Berger’s 2012 Blancanieves (Snow White).

Schedule of Film Showing of the 2015 PELÍCULA Manila Spanish Film Festival at NCCA Building, 633 General Luna St., Intramuros from October 19 to 25, 2015.

Schedule of Film Showing of the 2015 PELÍCULA Manila Spanish Film Festival at NCCA Building, 633 General Luna St., Intramuros from October 19 to 25, 2015.

The film screenings at NCCA will include six movies called Iconos del Cine Español (Iconic Films of Spanish Cinema) due to their impact on the history of Spanish Cinema. These include:

Iconos del Cine Español (Iconic Films of Spanish Films)

Iconos del Cine Español (Iconic Films of Spanish Films)

Bienvenido, Míster Marshall (Welcome, Mr. Marshall!) directed by Luis García Berlanga, 1953

Bienvenido, Míster Marshall (Welcome, Mr. Marshall!) directed by Luis García Berlanga, 1953

Muerte de un Ciclista (Age of Infidelity) directed by Juan Antonio Bardem, 1955

Muerte de un Ciclista (Age of Infidelity) directed by Juan Antonio Bardem, 1955

Viridiana directed by Luis Buñuel, 1961

Viridiana directed by Luis Buñuel, 1961

Cría Cuervos (Raising Ravens) directed by Carlos Saura, 1976

Cría Cuervos (Raising Ravens) directed by Carlos Saura, 1976

La Colmena (The Beehive) directed by Mario Camus, 1982

La Colmena (The Beehive) directed by Mario Camus, 1982

Blancanieves (Snow White) directed by Pablo Berger, 2012

Blancanieves (Snow White) directed by Pablo Berger, 2012

Colombian Cinema, one of the most active in Latin America, is also well-represented with three films.

Cazando Luciérnagas (Chasing Fireflies) directed by Roberto Flores Prieto, 2013

Cazando Luciérnagas (Chasing Fireflies) directed by Roberto Flores Prieto, 2013

Gabo: La Magia de lo Real (Gabo: The Magic of Reality) directed by Justin Webster, 2015

Gabo: La Magia de lo Real (Gabo: The Magic of Reality) directed by Justin Webster, 2015

Los Hongos directed by Oscar Ruiz Navia, 2014

Los Hongos directed by Oscar Ruiz Navia, 2014

Here are the rest of the films to shown at NCCA Building as part of PELÍCULA:

Vivir es Fácil con los Ojos Cerrados (Living is Easy with Eyes Closed) directed by David Trueba, 2013. I watched this film last year, and I lovelovelove Javier Cámara.

Vivir es Fácil con los Ojos Cerrados (Living is Easy with Eyes Closed) directed by David Trueba, 2013. I watched this film last year, and I lovelovelove Javier Cámara.

Diamantes Negros (Black Diamonds) directed by Miguel Alcantud, 2014

Diamantes Negros (Black Diamonds) directed by Miguel Alcantud, 2014

La Herida (The Wounded) directed by Fernando Franco, 2013

La Herida (The Wounded) directed by Fernando Franco, 2013

La Plaga (The Plague) directed by Neus Ballús, 2013

La Plaga (The Plague) directed by Neus Ballús, 2013

Stockholm directed by Rodrigo Sorogoyen, 2013

Stockholm directed by Rodrigo Sorogoyen, 2013

Gente in Sitios (People in Places) directed by Juan Cavestany, 2013

Gente in Sitios (People in Places) directed by Juan Cavestany, 2013

Ártico (Arctic) directed by Gabriel Velázquez, 2014

Ártico (Arctic) directed by Gabriel Velázquez, 2014

PELÍCULA films are shown at 430pm and 7pm from October 19 (Monday) to 22 (Thursday), and at 2pm, 430pm and 7pm from October 23 (Friday) to 25 (Sunday). For schedule details of PELÍCULA in Greenbelt 3, click here.

The 2015 edition of PELÍCULA will have screnings in Zamboanga, Baguio, my beautiful province of Iloilo, and Davao.

All images are scanned copies from the programme provided by Instituto Cervantes Manila.

For more information about PELÍCULA 2015, or to know more about Instituto Cervantes Manila’s upcoming activities,  visit its website at http://manila.cervantes.es/en/default.shtm or its facebook page at  www.facebook.com/InstitutoCervantesManila.

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