SUN 31 AUG
WESTBOURNE STUDIOS
242 ACKLAM ROAD, W10 5JJ





Spanish Films



12 – 11pm





The Arrieta Method (El Method Arrieta)
Jorge Gil Munárriz, 87 minutes, U
Two disabled sisters communicate among themselves in a very special way: through the movement of the iris of their eyes, they created their own language
Documentary
Spain

Tras Los Pasos De Edith Stein
Juan Garcia Del Santo, 35 minutes, 12
This documentary tells us the life and works of Edith Stein, she was a passionate woman,and a person of big contrasts, she was an atheist, philosopher, intellectual, and she changed and finally was a Carmelite nun, mystic and saint.
Documentary
Spain

Cutting Grass (Zela Trovke)
Asier Altuna, 13 minutes, 12A
Moritats are old folk songs about crimes and are typical of Central Europe. Zela Trovke is a moritat from Slovakia which the Holland Baroque Society has recovered to include in its Barbaric Beauty program. Maite Larburu, the orchestra's violinist, unveils the song’s hidden secrets.
Music Documentary
Spain

Malpais
Samuel Martin Delgado, 13 minutes, 12
A man tries to start life in the stone by the volcano spit. An everyday marked by hostility of a beautiful and terrible environment.
Drama
Spain

The Cat (Lea Muerte Del Gato)
Lili Vilaplana, 26 minutes, 15
Raul,Camilo and Armando are three friends who, forced by the crisis, plan to kill the neighbour’s cat to eat meat in the “Periodo Especial” in Cuba.
Drama
Spain

Personas Que Quizas Conozcas
Alex Rodrigo, 12 minutes, U
Social networks allow us to get back in touch with people from our past. In the case of Alberto and Ines, who are about to get married, some ‘people they may know’ will show up.
Romantic Comedy
Spain

The Flower In The Bottle
Maxim A. Mildenberg, 25 minutes, 12A
It’s a hot summer’s day. A young boy named Peter is playing with his toys in the garden wondering why none of his friends are there to play with him. He speaks with his teddy bear asking him where his father is and if he will ever come back. Suddenly a young girl appears from the bushes in his garden. She is shy and doesn’t speak much but the two become friends nonetheless.
Fantasy
Spain

Tales Of Wizards (Cousas De Meigas)
Ivan Fernandez, 9 minutes, U
The young witch Curuxa lost her grandmother before finishing her training. She will have to learn alone to be a witch: spells, flying and magic. She will be helped - although she does not know it, with the unexpected aid of a gargoyle bewitched by the moon.
Comedy
Spain

Origami
David Pavon, 6 minutes, U
Once upon a time there was a paper boat, who lived in an abandoned toy store, that embarks on the journey of his life.
Animation
Spain

Fail In Love
Sonia de Carlos Garcia, 8 minutes, 12A
Marien is preparing a birthday party for his boyfriend, who is living in China.
Comedy
Spain

Stockholm
Alvaro Martin, 9 minutes, 12A
Tomas lives in the outskirts of the city with his father, worker of the active products business.
Comedy
Spain

Peluquero Futbolero
Juan Mannuel Aragon, 13 minutes, 12A
Pelayo wants to return home groomed and clean-shaven. It’s late and he’s lost. He manages to find a hairdresser open. But his salvation turns to nightmare as he finds himself captive at the mercy of a football fan hairdresser.
Comedy
Spain

I Feel Lost
Juan Mannuel Aragon, 13 minutes, 15
Javier feels an existential emptiness after watching the last episode of Lost. Little by little, a strange force pushes him further and further into a voyage of self-discovery. What starts as a game could end up... as a game.
Comedy
Spain

A political Story
Lander Camareo, 27 minutes, 15
Final-year project of Lauren C. Carroll, a student at the New York Film Institute. Unlike her fellow classmates who choose pure entertainment, Lauren decides to make a politically committed film.
Drama
Spain

Cholera (Colera)
Aritz Moreno, 7 minutes, 15
Cholera: acute, infectious disease, often epidemic and very serious.
Fantasy
Spain

Democracy (Democracia)
Borja Cobeaga, 11 minutes, 12A
The manager of a company proposes a daring plan for keeping the workers’ morale high.
Comedy
Spain

Minerita
Raul de la Fuente, 27 minutes, 15
Cerro Rico in Potosi (Bolivia) is a lawless territory, characterised by brutal violence. The miners risk their lives every day, digging for silver and zinc in crumbling galleries. The ones that survive think they’re entitled to anything and everything. And that’s when they go on the hunt... for women. Minerita is the story of three woman - Lucia (40), Ivone (16) and Abigail (17) who work as night watchwomen or inside the mine, struggling to survive in an inhuman inferno. Their only weapon is their courage… and dynamite.
Documentary
Spain

Una Hora, Un Paso
Aitor Iturriza & Bernat Gual, 14 minutes, 15
Juan is Spanish and has been locked up in an Egyptian jail for 17 years. During that time, he has written two volumes of poetry, got married and had a daughter, all the while dreaming of returning to Spain in the near future. A team of reporters enters the prison to interview him, unaware that something terrible is about to happen.
Drama
Spain

A Reflection Of You (Un Reflejo De Ti)
Ramon Rodriguez, 16 minutes, 12A
During a party a couple gets into a room and standing in front of a mirror, they both play to be someone different.
Drama
Spain

Hotel Amenities
Julia Guillen-Creagh, 16 minutes, 12A
A man and a woman meet in a hotel room in order to have sex. This is the first time they see each other.
Drama
Spain

Don’t Look There (No Mires Ahi)
Daniel Romero, 14 minutes, 15
Marta goes back to her mother’s house to stay a few days with her sister. The girl’s weird behaviour and the latent memory of a sad event will lead Marta to suspect that the house is being haunted by an uncanny presence.
Drama
Spain'

Children From The River (Os Meininos Do Rio)
Javier Macipe, 14 minutes 12A
In the river side neighbourhood of Oporto, all the children prove their courage by jumping from the stunning bridge Luis I into the Duero river. Leo has never done it before. He is different but he is getting tired of everyone thinking he is a coward.
Drama
Spain

Sinnside
Miguel Angel Font Bisier, 13 minutes, 18
A macabre fairy tale, in which main characters are seven kids whose souls will be the main dish for a group of adults sitting at a bizarre restaurant.
Horror
Spain

Democracia Real
Chedy Reyes, 8 minutes, 15
Gathered in a park is an assembly of five persons. Is everybody ready to vote? Social Movement 15M is an insurmountable obstacle to democracy. Don’t worry, you will not find the answer in this short film.
Comedy
Spain

The Child (Das Kind)
Manj Gomez Gonzalez, 18 minutes, U
Austria. It’s the end of the XIXth Century. His name is Alois. He waits in fearful agony for the dramatic birth of his child. He is ignorant of the dark future that the birth would bring to humanity. History always has a beginning.
Drama
Spain

It Girl
Oriol Puig Playa, 3 minutes, 12A
Overwhelmed by her husband’s medical bills, Sofie takes a desperate measure. She becomes an egoblogger.
Comedy
Spain

Mienin
David Cordero, 13 minutes, 15
M knows that it will all come to an end today. They repeat it incessantly. the date has been burnt into the collective memory at the same time as the images were televised.
Fantasy
Spain

La Petite Fille
Guillermo Alcala, 14 minutes, 12
Little Marita receives bad news concerning her boyfriend. She quickly shares them with her most close relative. By doing so their relationship will grew even stronger than it already is.
Drama
Spain

Hand In Hand, (Mano A Mano)
Ignacio Tatay, 7 minutes, 12A
We can tolerate proximity with others on a crowded bus during rush-hour, so long as we keep our hands to ourselves. But when Laura notices she shares the handrail with a very attractive stranger, she decides to slide her hand a few inches towards his.
Comedy
Spain

Love Crisis
Chue De Castro & Olga Ruano, 7 minutes, 12A
During one night at the end of the summer, in a random plaza in the centre of Madrid there is room for anything to happen...even turtles.
Drama
Spain

El Balsero
Guillermo Zapata, 9 minutes, U
Baru is a man who lost all their belongings in a flood in their village. Since then lives in a small raft, fishing memories off the river bottom.
Drama
Spain

Espana Is Different
Salvador Guerra, 4 minutes, 12A
Two guys cross their lives. One small decision can make us a hero or a villain. based on a press article written by Arturo Perez-Reverte.... and in real life.
Social Drama
Spain

REM
Joseba Alfaro, 17 minutes, 15
Have you ever shared a dream with someone else? That’s Lay’s story, a young man with nondescript daily life, whose only purpose is to sleep to meet the woman he loves. His whole world changes when she comes in to the real world to rescue him. But… from whom?
Science Fiction
Good
Spain

Vigenes
Asier Aizpuru, 19 minutes, 15
Lena lives trapped in her sad routine. When Angel bursts into her life, Lena’s world explodes in a magical way, realising then that life is: a matter of love!
Musical Comedy
Spain

Chain Reaction (Reccion En Cadena)
Andoni Garrido, 14 minutes, U
German is on his way home when a stranger approaches him on the bus and leaves him a note predicting his future death. He soon discovers he’s in the middle of something big, something that will put himself and the whole of humanity in risk.
Science Fiction
Spain

0.60 Milligrams
Gerard Marti, 14 minutes, 15
Carrkoma and his friends laugh at Copito and bully him; meanwhile, Dani and Ainhoa have a quarrel once more. They all were leaving the disco when they unexpectedly found themselves trapped in a police sobriety checkpoint. Will they come through?
Drama
Spain

Alex
Laura Garcia, 15 minutes, U
Alex was adopted at birth. Now that she has come of age, her biological mother agreed to meet her. She has to choose between letting the opportunity pass or know her at last, striving to overcome the fear of loosing something precious on the journey.
Drama
Spain

Max − A Doha Story
Andrea Bagney, 20 minutes, 12A
Joseph arrives in Doha and is instantly attracted by his beautiful and mysterious hostess. Her husband, she tells him, will be home for dinner, but they have time for a drink before that. Many drinks and many hours later, Joseph seems to forget the strange absence of Max.
Romantic Drama
Spain

Deconstructing Bruce
Hernan Cabo, 4 minutes, 12A
A well-known Hollywood actor wants to give a twist to his career and finalise details of his new videoreel.
Comedy
Spain

Frenzy Of Exultations
Mariel Giraldo, 6 minutes, 15,
Frenzy of exultations is a point of view about intimate sensations of a woman.
Experimental
Spain

Wanted (Se Busca)
Miguel Angel Postigo & David Hebrero, 16 minutes 15
John and Sarah are two outlaws who are being chased by Smith and his killer. They will all meet at a saloon to finish what started a long time ago.
Western
Spain

For The Cinnamon Flower
Maria Sanchez Teston, 20 minutes, 15
For The Cinnamon Flower invites us to explore the sexist and violent nature of songs spanning the middle Ages to the 21st Century. Throughout this journey we will become aware of how often we sing songs that we have heard but rarely listened to.
Social Documentary
Spain




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