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The Sea Stares at Us from Afar (El mar nos mira de lejos)

  • Spielberg Theatre at the Egyptian Theatre (map)

Directed by Manuel Muñoz (Q&A with director in person!)

2017, 92 min, digital. In Spanish with English subtitles.

The legend of an ancient and forgotten civilization lies buried beneath a large expanse of dunes. For more than a century, certain travelers have reached this remote and desolate territory looking for the traces of ancient inhabitants, the ruins of a city, or perhaps a sort of lost utopia. Ignorant of these myths and the romantic delusions of archaeologists and adventurers, a few men, barely visible among the sands, today inhabit in solitude that place facing the sea. ‘The Sea Stares at Us From Afar’ premiered at Berlinale Forum in 2017 and won the Best Documentary award at Tolouse Spanish Film Festival, the Best Feature Film award at L’Alternativa Film Festival in Barcelona and the De Luxe Award at Sevilla Film Festival.

Preceded by: QUIASMA - Tono Mejuto, 2018, 12 min, digital, b&w.

A dance film that captures the research and choreographic process of Javier Martín for his work ‘the exform,’ performed for the first time in September 2016 at the Teatro Colón of A Coruña, Spain. Filmed on 16mm, QUIASMA explores the intersection between performing and visual arts in a context of collective research around the arts of movement. Official selection at Play-Doc 2017, Filmadrid 2017, Fiva Almagro 2017 and Curtocircuíto 2017,among many others.

FREE COCKTAIL reception after the screenings with wine, tapas and paella!



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