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

    FILMING IN CUBA WITH WERNER HERZOG & ABBAS KIAROSTAMI

    Thursday, 11th October 2018 / 7:00pm - Friday, 12th October 2018 / 11:00pm

    GLASGOW | Thursday 11 October | The Old Hairdressers Glasgow | Get tickets here EDINBURGH | Friday 12 October | Old St Paul’s Hall Edinburgh | Get tickets here Doors open 7.30pm, Show starts 8pm A Night in Cuba! Cinemattic and Black Factory Cinema team up to show you a unique collection of short films […]

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    CineMadrid | Short-Film Night | Los Alenda

    Friday, 28th September 2018 / 7:30pm - 11:59pm

    GET YOUR TICKET HERE MADRID ERA UNA FIESTA : LOS ALENDA Volvemos! Cinemadrid retrospective will close with a Madrid themed party (Including bocadillos de calamares – calamari sub-). We pay a well deserved homage to the cinema of Spanish film maestros The Alenda Brothers, with a short-film retrospective into their films and influences. They will […]

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    The Silence of Others – Edinburgh & Glasgow

    Sunday, 16th September 2018 / 8:30pm - Monday, 17th September 2018 / 10:00pm

    Edinburgh Screening – Sunday 16th September – 20:30 – Filmhouse – Tickets here Glasgow Screening – Monday 17th September – 20:15 – GFT – Tickets here Director Masterclass with Almudena Carracedo – Monday 17th September – Edinburgh School of Art – Tickets here   A stirring journey towards truth and reconciliation. Imagine waking up every […]

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    Justino, A Senior Citizen Killer | Cinemaattic at Leith Dockers

    Sunday, 9th September 2018 / 7:00pm - 9:30pm

    BUY YOUR TICKET HERE Cinemaattic and Scalarama presents… Justino, A Senior Citizen Killer. A special film requires a special venue. Cinemaattic takes ‘Justino’ to ‘The Dockers’. For Scalarama this year we have put together two of the things that we, at Cinemaattic, were more eager to do. One, screen ‘Justino, A Senior Citizen Killer’ in […]

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    Madrid era una Fiesta | EL FUTURO + ALIENS

    Thursday, 13th September 2018 / 7:00pm - 10:31pm

    Madrid era una Fiesta. The Spanish Transition revisited by filmmaker Luis Lopez Carrasco. Cinemaattic and Scalarama Glasgow present a special night showing acclaimed films by Luis Lopez Carrasco EL FUTURO + ALIENS, followed by a special “Contra-Ola” DJ Set into the damned bands of La Movida Madrileña. In the immediate aftermath of the fall of Franco, a […]

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Sunday, 4th November 2018 / 8:00pm - 8:28pm

GLASGOW FILM THEATRE SUNDAY 4 NOVEMBER (TIME TBC) TICKETS AVAILABLE SOON VIA GFT A unique and rare selection of documentary and propaganda films made […]

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