Viewers can enjoy titles that have been a revelation on the billboard this season, such as ‘Mantícora’, ‘La maternal’ or ‘Cerdita’
Francisco Rabal’s regional film library, affiliated with the Institute of Cultural Industries and the Arts (ICA), is programming eight films within its monograph dedicated to the films nominated in the 37th edition of the Goya Awards 2023. Spectators can enjoy Thursday and Sunday Friday by ‘Mantícora’ (Carlos Vermut, 2022), nominated for best director, screenplay, actor and revelation actress. The film tells the life of twentysomething Julián, a successful video game designer who is haunted by a dark secret related to pedophilia. When Diana appears in his life, Julián will feel close to the chance to be happy.
The cycle continues on February 2 and 5 with the screening of ‘Sentiendo lo mucho’ (Fernando León de Aranoa, 2022), nominated for best documentary and best song. This production is León de Aranoa’s portrait of his friend Joaquín Sabina, without a bowler hat, just a few centimeters from his skin, with a nocturnal and treacherous nature. It is a story like his voice, loud, direct and without equalization, which tells without compromising the intimacy of the artist, his backstage and his B-side. ‘Sentiendo lo mucho’ is the result of thirteen years of filming together and runs throughout Joaquín’s scenes Sabina, public and private, clear and hidden. A walk through the keys to his life and his work, through what moves him, through what inspires him, through what hurts him, always born from living, shared situations between musician and filmmaker.
It has also been nominated for Best Documentary at the Film Academy Awards’ A las mujeres de España. María Lejárraga’ (Laura Hojman, 2022). A fictionalized documentary that tells the story of the writer and pioneer of feminism in Spain in the 1920s, whose production was released under the name of her husband, the theater manager Gregorio Martínez Sierra. The most prolific Spanish playwright (played in Cristina Domínguez’s documentary) of all time, author of works such as ‘Canción de luna’, filmed five times, or the libretto for ‘El amor brujo’, by Falla, She is also a delegate for the Second Republic and founder of pioneering projects for women’s rights and freedoms.
‘One Year, One Night’, by Isaki Lacuesta; ‘In the Margins’, by Juan Diego Botto; ‘La maternal’, by Pilar Palomero or ‘Cerdita’, directed by Carlota Pereda, are other titles that are also part of the cycle. The gala of the 37th edition of the Goya Awards will take place on February 11 at the Andalusia Auditorium in Seville, an evening where all the awards of the Film Academy will be presented, as well as the Goya of Honor to filmmaker Carlos Saura.
Source: La Verdad
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