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Alfonso Rivera


1193 articles available in total starting from 16/11/2007. Last article published on 26/02/2021.

MiradasDoc gives non-fiction cinema a helping hand from the Canary Islands

MiradasDoc gives non-fiction cinema a helping hand from the Canary Islands

The gathering is being held in a hybrid format from 26 February-6 March, offering an array of standout non-fiction titles and facilitating documentary co-productions  

26/02 | Festivals | Awards | Spain

Review: The Diver Inside

Review: The Diver Inside

With his first fiction film, Austria’s Günter Schwaiger sounds the alarm on how abuse also causes profound collateral damage in children  

26/02 | Films | Reviews | Spain/Austria/Germany

The 17th CIIF Market opens its call for applications for 2021

The 17th CIIF Market opens its call for applications for 2021

12 projects will be selected for the (hybrid) event set to unspool from 28-30 April in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, which includes pitching sessions in the presence of experts and the chance to win a prize  

26/02 | Industry | Market | Spain

Review: Devil Between the Legs

Review: Devil Between the Legs

Arturo Ripstein and Paz Alicia Garciadiego once again prove that there’s no self-censorship in their Mexican tragedies, bristling with sex, jealousy, shadows, misery and callous humour  

25/02 | Films | Reviews | /Mexico/Spain

Three Spanish projects to seek out international partners at the EFM

Three Spanish projects to seek out international partners at the EFM

The ICAA is presenting, online, the forthcoming works by brilliant filmmakers of the likes of Belén Funes, Álvaro Gago and Guillermo García López, selected for the Berlinale  

25/02 | Berlinale 2021 | EFM

Javier Rey and Paz Vega toplining The House of Snails

Javier Rey and Paz Vega toplining The House of Snails

The feature debut by Macarena Astorga, now in post-production, is a psychological thriller with a cast rounded off by Pedro Casablanc, Elvira Mínguez, Jesús Carroza and Fernando Tejero  

24/02 | Production | Funding | Spain/Mexico/Peru/USA

The most daring titles showcased at the fifth Ibizacinefest

The most daring titles showcased at the fifth Ibizacinefest

The Ibiza International Independent Film Festival is once again putting its faith in risky, original and experimental cinema, this time via Filmin from 26 February-7 March  

23/02 | Festivals | Awards | Spain

Filmin also tries its hand at series production

Filmin also tries its hand at series production

Coming on the heels of various films supported by the streaming platform, Doctor Portuondo, directed by Carlo Padial, will be the first series to bear the “Filmin original” hallmark  

23/02 | Production | Funding | Spain

Avelina Prat makes her feature debut with the co-production Vasil

Avelina Prat makes her feature debut with the co-production Vasil

The film, currently being shot in Valencia, stars Spanish actors such as Karra Elejalde, Susi Sánchez and Alexandra Jiménez alongside Bulgarian thesps like Ivan Barnev  

22/02 | Production | Funding | Spain/Bulgaria

Blanca Portillo to play Maixabel for Icíar Bollaín

Blanca Portillo to play Maixabel for Icíar Bollaín

Luis Tosar also stars in this film currently being shot in Northern Spain, which reconstructs the true story of the widow of a politician assassinated by terrorist group ETA  

19/02 | Production | Funding | Spain

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