• From Mantilla to Barcelone – De Mantilla a Barcelona

    Thu 3 Apr, 20.00 at Edinburgh College of Art (Lecture Theatre O17) Andros Barroso · Cuba 2011 · 19m Digital · Spanish with English subtitles · UK PREMIERE Sublevao-Beat Kumar is a versatile musician born in Mantilla (La Habana, Cuba). His work is charged with a sense of his own......

  • The Rock – La Roca

    Thu 3 Apr, 20.00 at Edinburgh College of Art (Lecture Theatre O17) Raúl Santos · Spain 2011 · 85m Blu-ray · Spanish with English subtitles · UK PREMIERE An epic Romeo and Juliet-type love story between the massive Rock of Gibraltar and its neighbouring Spanish city of La Linea. Festivals......

  • Elena

    Thu 3 Apr, 18.00 at Edinburgh College of Art (Lecture Theatre O17) Petra Costa · Brazil 2012 · 80m Blu-ray · Portuguese with English subtitles   Elena, a young Brazilian woman, travels to New York with the same dream as her mother, to become a movie actress. She leaves behind......

  • Pepe el andaluz – Alejandro Alvarado, Concha Barquero (2012)

    Fri 4 Apr, 20.45 at Edinburgh College of Art (Lecture Theatre O17) Alejandro Alvarado and Concha Barquero · Spain 2012 · 83m Blu-ray · Spanish with English subtitles · UK PREMIERE This autobiographical film is a trip against time and oblivion to uncover family secrets. A story concerning war and......

  • The Eternal Travaller Syndrome – 2 to 26 April

    Venue: Interview Room 11. 38 Castle Terrace, Edinburgh, EH3 9SJ Opening Times: Monday to Friday: from 12:00 to 18:00 Saturday: from 11:00 to 14:00 Admission: Free. Curators: Antonio Cervera & Ana G. Chouciño. From the moment we move, we don’t belong anywhere anymore, or perhaps we belong to everywhere at the same time. This......

  • The Vile Seville. Devilish Seville – Sé villana. La Sevilla del Diablo

    Sun 6 April, 20.00 at All Bar One María Cañas · Spain 2012 · 40m Digital · Spanish with English subtitles · UK PREMIERE Sample pieces, a rebellion about the industry of fanaticisms and tribute to the most wretched humanity, to people’s inventiveness, to the strength of the weak, of......

  • Photography Exhibition: ‘City of God RE-VISITED’ 23 March – 9 April

    At Filmhouse Cafe Bar An exhibition of 26 photographies documenting the Rio de Janeiro slum which, until Fernando Meirelles’ 2002 hit film, was considered a non-entry war zone to cameras. A decade later, through director Cavi Borges’ lens we find that sadly, the ‘after’ is still terribly similar to the......

  • I Am Still Here (Kachqaniraqmi) – Sigo siendo (Kachqaniraqmi)

    Sun 6 April, 18.15 at Filmhouse Javier Corcuera · Peru 2012 · 110m DCP · Quechua Chanka, Shipibo Conibo, Spanish with English subtitles · UK PREMIERE Kachqaniraqmi is a film about musicians, their stories, the stories they tell with their music, and their relationship with the vast and spectacular Peruvian......

  • The Stone – La Piedra

    Sun 6 Apr, 15.30 at Filmhouse (after The Shepherd’s Oasis) Victor Moreno Rodríguez · Spain 2013 · 47m Digital · Spanish with English subtitles · UK PREMIERE To a minimalist symphony composed of the sounds of the wind and blows of metal upon stone, a man tackles a rock formation......

  • The Shepherd’s Oasis – El Oasis del Pastor

    Sun 6 Apr, 15.30 at Filmhouse Mar Felices · Spain 2012 · 53m Digital · Spanish, Arab with English subtitles · UK PREMIERE Solitude is the shepherd’s eternal companion, a truth as old as the thousand-year-old tree that he sits beneath alongside his flock, watching the hours go by. Yet,......

  • City of God – 10 Years Later – Cidade de Deus – 10 Anos Depois

    Sat 5 Apr, 20.50 at Filmhouse Cavi Borges and Luciano Vidigal · Brazil 2013 ·  75m Digital Projection ·  Portuguese with English Subtitles · UK PREMIERE Ten years after Rio de Janeiro’s slums burst into the world’s consciousness with the hit film ‘City of God’, very little has changed for......

  • Maria and I – María y Yo

    Sat 5 Apr, 15.50 at Filmhouse Félix Fernández de Castro · Spain 2010 · 80m Digibeta · Spanish, Catalan with English subtitles Maria lives with her mother May in the Canary Islands, 3000 km from Barcelona, where Miguel Gallardo lives. Sometimes Miguel and Maria go on holiday together, spending a......

  • The Pit – El Foso

    Fri 4 Apr, 18.00 at Filmhouse Ricardo Íscar · Spain 2012 · 110m Digibeta · Spanish, Catalan, English, Italian, Chinese, Albanian, Mongol, Portuguese with English subtitles · UK PREMIERE Hidden in the pit, homogenised by their black suits, dozens of musicians from around the world, with different experiences and skills,......