Miami audiences once again celebrated contemporary Spanish Cinema at the historic Olympia Theater in Downtown Miami during the fifth annual Recent Cinema From Spain Film Series.
Recent Cinema from Spain have become an exceptional setting for the US Premieres of many successful Spanish films and thanks to the series, it boosts their opportunities for US distribution. It is a platform for Spanish filmmakers and actors, presenting Spanish Cinema to a wider audience in the United States.
The series is produced by EGEDA & The Olympia Theater with the collaboration of ICAA.
For the sixth year Miami celebrated current Spanish Cinema at the Olympia Theater in Miami. South Florida audiences came out to mingle with Spanish actors Ernesto Alterio, Miki Esparbé, filmmaker Marina Seresesky (“The Open Door – La Puerta Abierta”) at the opening night of this year’s Recent Cinema from Spain Film Series in Miami. Spanish stars Miki Esparbé and Ernesto Alterio introduced “Night Tales – Rumbos” by director Manuela Burló Moreno and had a good time when almost 1000 audience members laughed and cheered during the opening night movie, including TV host Boris Izaguirre, who moderated the Q&A after the movie , consul General of Spain in Miami Cándido Creis,. Additional guests included Paulina Galvez (“Secuestro”), Armando Correa, Editor in Chief People en Español, and actress Celinés Toribio.
Over the course of four days, the film series showcases a variety of six Spanish movies that includes 3 US Premieres & 2 Miami Premieres, ranging from comedies to award-winning dramas and a thriller. “Our Lover – Nuestra Amantes”, “Party Town – El Prégon” (with a Q&A with actor Andreu Buenafuente) are the comedies screened this weekend. In addition the chilling thriller “Boy Missing – Secuestro” and the drama movie “The Open Door – La Puerta Abierta” and “The Olive Tree – El Olivio” and the opening film “Night Tales – Rumbos” round up this years program.
The organizers expect over 4000 people to attend the Spanish series in Miami this year.