Bienvenidos at Instituto Cervantes

  • Film
  • New York
  • Wed, October 12, 2016
  • 7:00 pm — 9:00 pm
Bienvenidos at Instituto Cervantes

Screening of “Bienvenidos,” the latest short movie by Spanish filmmaker Javier Fesser at Instituto Cervantes New York.


  • Directed by Javier Fesser, Spain, 2015, 28 minutes.
  • In Spanish with English subtitles.
  • View trailer.

This is the story of a school in the heart of the Peruvian Andres. One day, the novelty of the internet reaches the town, and revolutionizes the whole community.

About Javier Fesser

Javier Fesser was born in Madrid in 1964 and studied Information Sciences at the Complutense University in Madrid. His career in the cinema began in 1992, when together with Luis Manso he founded the production company Pendelton Films. In 1995 he won his first Goya for the short Aquel ritmillo.

With the premiere of El milagro de P. Tinto in 1998, he gained recognition as a director and screenwriter, and was nominated for a Goya as Best New Director. In 2000, he was one of the first people to create a series for the Internet, called Javi y Luci, which had over two million downloads.

In 2003, he directed La gran aventura de Mortadelo y Filemón, based on the comic-strip characters created by Francisco Ibáñez. He released Camino in 2008, a film that received six Goyas, including Best Film, Best Director and Best Original Screenplay.

Q&A with Bienvenidos scriptwriter Guillermo Fesser and Save the Oceans producer J. Martínez after the screening.


Venue map

Instituto Cervantes, Auditorio 211, 215 East 49th Street, New York 10017


RSVP required at [email protected]. Suggested donation: $5. Free for INCY members.

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Instituto Cervantes New York



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