2012 Festival of New Spanish Cinema
The 2012 Festival of New Spanish Cinema in San Juan presents some of the riskiest and most innovative Spanish films of the year.
The 2012 Festival of New Spanish Cinema consolidates itself as the most important itinerant festival of contemporary Spanish Cinema in North America.
The Festival, which will take place this year from September 2012 to March 2013, will screen some of the riskiest and most innovative Spanish films of the year, while providing a space for the audience to discuss the pieces with the filmmakers.
Selected films include Paco Leon's Carmina or Blow Up (Carmina o Revienta, 2012), the popular phenomenon that has been winning over audiences since its release; Iceberg, an insightful study of adolescence directed by Gabriel Velázquez; Wilaya (2011), a window into the lives of a Sahrawi family living in a Saharan refugee camp directed by Pedro Perez Rosado; No Rest for the Wicked (No Habra Paz Para los Malvados, 2011), the film that swept the Goya Awards this year directed by Enrique Urbizu; The Double Steps (Los Pasos Dobles, 2011), Isaki Lacuesta’s gorgeously shot award-winning film; and Sleep Tight (Mientras Duermes, 2011), the latest fright by mastermind of suspense Jaume Balagueró.
- Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 2:00 pm: Sleep Tight; at 4:30 pm: The Double Steps; at 9:30 pm: Wilaya
- Friday, October 19, 2012 at 5:15 pm: Iceberg
- Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 9:00 pm: No Rest for the Wicked
- Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 7:30 pm: No Rest for the Wicked; at 9:30 pm: Sleep Tight
- Monday, October 22. 2012 at 7:15 pm: Iceberg; at 7:30 pm: The Double Steps
- Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 9:30 pm: The Double Steps