About

 

CinemaAttic is the platform for Spanish, Iberian and Latin-American cinema in Scotland.

 

Mission


Our main purpose is to raise the profile of Ibero-American cinema in Scotland and UK. By collaborating with key venues and institutions, we connect emerging filmmakers from Spain, Portugal and Latin America with British organisations and audiences.

 

Company Overview


CinemaAttic is working towards becoming a keystone company in the distribution of Hispanic and Lusophone cinema in Scotland and UK and a platform for entertainment, learning, cultural diffusion, networking and industry development through arts and cinema. Furthermore, we offer audiovisual artists based in UK the possibility to embrace projects outside their main area of influence.

 

An established cultural platform


CinemaAttic was established in 2008 by Carlos Redondo, its founder and director, as an arts and culture blog to provide a platform for thoughts and ideas about independent cinema. The name derives from its first venue, a secret loft located in the heart of Edinburgh that was converted into a cinema to host underground cultural events.

During the first months of 2009, CinemaAttic’s began to evolve through a partnership with the Edinburgh Filmhouse. With the support of the Spanish Consulate in Edinburgh and the Spanish Ministry of Culture, they organised an eight-film season on Javier Bardem & Penélope Cruz. The CinemaAttic team worked towards enriching the programme through the inclusion of a conference, photo exhibition, event at the National Galleries of Scotland and more than one hundred acclaimed Spanish short films being screened in five different venues across Edinburgh.

Since 2009, CinemaAttic has produced and organised six different film and arts festivals across Scotland, collaborating with key venues and institutions to engage the public and raise the profile of Spanish film in Scotland.

For any enquiry or proposal please do no hesitate to send us an email to info@cinemaattic.com or why not pop by to our offices in

54A Great King Street,

Edinburgh,

EH3 6QY

 

CinemaAttic is a registered trademark and CinemaAttic Productions CIC a Community Interest Company Registered in Scotland SC.464771

 

 

 

 

 

  • Our Past events

    Cinemaattic presents… Resistencia!

    Friday, 21st April 2017 / 8:00pm - 10:40pm

        Insistimos! Too late to stop now! Cinemaattic strikes again with a programme in social and political issues. Six shorts with a high presence of Documentary film and political concerns. Touching mental health, LGBT, migration, environmental issues, colonialism and revolution. Cinemaattic’s more concerned programme. Documentary plays a crucial role to frame political stories but […]

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    Novo Cine Galego – Glasgow

    Wednesday, 12th April 2017 / 7:30pm - 10:00pm

    CinemaAttic proudly present a focus on films from Galicia. Wednesday 12 April CCA Glasgow. Galicia, Northwest Spain. An exciting film movement has been born: Novo Cinema Galego. The talk of town since its inception in 2010, a new wave of filmmakers coming from Galicia have been successful in all the competitions and festivals where they’ve […]

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    Around the Table – London

    Friday, 7th April 2017 / 7:30pm - 10:30pm

    CinemaAttic’s back in London! In every culture but in Spanish even more dramatically relevant things happen around the table. Well it’s just a table, an inanimate simple piece of furniture. Not really, we want to see how most of our daily routines and exceptional news are received at a table. A relationship stuck in stupid […]

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    CinemaAttic presents: Visións screening + Panel Discussion WOMEN IN FILM

    Sunday, 2nd April 2017 / 3:00pm - 6:00pm

    Language constructs the world, and today we know audiovisual language is essential, that is why women have to define a good part of its history. On Sunday 2 April we present a special event with the screening of Visóns for first time in Scotland. The film will be followed by panel debate with some of […]

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    CinemaAttic presents: Novo Cinema Galego

    Friday, 31st March 2017 / 7:30pm - 11:59pm

    CinemaAttic proudly present a focus on films from Galicia. Friday 31 March  // Friday 7 April CCA Glasgow. Galicia, Northwest Spain. An exciting film movement is born: Novo Cinema Galego. The talk of town since its inception in 2010, a new wave of filmmakers coming from Galicia have been successful in all the competitions and […]

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Friday, 7th July 2017 / 7:30pm - 10:00pm

    Cinemaattic gathers a good bunch of misfits, solitaires, eccentrics and freaks. Just like us. We’re back with the best independent films from […]

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