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

    Focus on Cuba

    Friday, 20th October 2017 / 7:30pm - 11:59pm

    Once again Cinemaattic brings the air, spirit and fears of a distant Island to Scotland. Cuba is on the verge of drastic change, or so we may want to think, but how do Cubans receive this change and how do they reflect on the past, their old ambitions and what they have achieved? What can […]

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    Dead Slow Ahead + Cucli + Q&A

    Saturday, 30th September 2017 / 4:00pm - 6:00pm

    Two of the most remarkable visual experiences we recently seen together for one night. Mauro Herce’s Dead Slow Ahead and Xavier Marrader’ Cucli. Producer Salva Sunyer will be with us after the films for a Q&A Saturday 30 September @Summerhall,  4pm Tickets   DEAD SLOW AHEAD The film has been described as “one of the […]

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    Catalan Short Films. The Big Night

    Friday, 29th September 2017 / 7:30pm - 11:59pm

    Are we facing one of the strongest short film programmes we ever had? We hate to choose one, but if you can make it to only thing inside the festival’s eclectic line up of events, you want to see Cinemaattic’s full social power on display at Old St Paul’s Hall7 / CCA Glasgow. You should […]

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    General Report by Pere Portabella (1976)

    Sunday, 1st October 2017 / 3:30pm - 8:00pm

    As part of the Catalan classics strand, the festival will also feature Portabella’s predecessor film General Report on Certain Matters of Interest For a Public Screening (1976), which detailed the struggle within a post-Franco Spain during its transition to democracy. One of the most important figures in the history of Spanish cinema, Pere Portabella is […]

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    Uncertain Glory (Incerta Glòria)

    Tuesday, 3rd October 2017 / 6:00pm - 9:00pm

    GLASGOW (FREE SCREENING + Q&A + LECTURE: SPANISH CIVIL WAR ON CINEMA) Tuesday 3 October Andrew Stewart Cinema @University of Glasgow from 6pm A film that examines the intensity of human passion against the backdrop of war. One fiction feature, Uncertain Glory by Agusti Villaronga will bring the Catalan point of view on Spanish civil […]

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COMING EVENTS

Friday, 24th November 2017 / 7:30pm - 11:59pm

Spanish punks hit back with a first class selection of (horror) Short films. This time not only latest shout as they also promise “clasicos” […]

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