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Donkeyote
Jun
17
5:30 PM17:30

Donkeyote

Directed by Chico Pereira

2017, 86 min, digital. In Spanish with English subtitles.

Manolo, who leads a simple life in Southern Spain, loves two things: his animals and wandering through nature. Against the advice of his doctor, he decides to plan one last trek in the U.S., the brutal 2,200-mile Trail of Tears, but not without his donkey. As their adventure continues, Manolo’s wondrous friendship with his animal finds a beautiful equilibrium. Will they find the American West? More importantly, will they be able to see life as it is, and not as it should be?

Preceded by: THE DISINHERITED / LOS DESHEREDADOS - Laura Ferrés, 2017, 18 min, digital. In Catalan and Spanish with English subtitles.

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Júlia Ist
Jun
16
8:00 PM20:00

Júlia Ist

Directed by Elena Martín

Q&A with:

- Elena Martín (Director)

- Marta Cruañas (Producer and co-writer)

- Pol Rebaque (DP and Producer)

2017, 90 min, digital. In German and Catalan with English subtitles.

Julia decides to leave Barcelona to study in Berlin. She won’t think about leaving home too much, ready for an adventure. The city, cold and gray, gives her an icier welcome than she expected, and confronts her expectations with the harsh reality: Julia’s new life seems to be far from the one she imagined in the classrooms of Barcelona.

Preceded by: SANTA ANA - César Pesquera, 2017, 8 min, digital. In English.

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Niñato
Jun
15
8:00 PM20:00

Niñato

Directed by Adrián Orr (Q&A with director in person!)

2017, 72 min, digital. In Spanish with English subtitles.

David, aka “Niñato,” a young, unemployed single father and occasional rapper, lives with his parents, his child, his sister, and his niece. In the midst of this rather peculiar family life, he tries to preserve a few minutes for himself and his passion for rhyme and music. David’s dedication to keeping his dream alive reinforces his concern with the education of the children, especially the youngest, Oro. Little by little, Oro’s growing confidence and his father’s passion seem to reinforce each other in mutual harmony, and we sense that David has succeeded in passing on what Oro needs to find his own way in life.

Preceded by: ALIENS - Luis López Carrasco, 2017, 23 min, digital. In Spanish with English subtitles.

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