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

    Spanish Week Festival – CinemaAttic

    Monday, 18th June 2018 / 5:30pm - 9:00pm

    The very last event of this season!! On Monday the 18th we team up with Craigmillar Library and their Spanish Week Festival to bring Edinburgh CinemaAttic@s a chance to watch the last of KIMUAK shorts collection from the 20 años retrospective. We screened this in Glasgow but due to the screening of AMAMA in Edinburgh […]

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    CINEMAATTIC | PERU 🇵🇪

    Friday, 15th June 2018 / 7:30pm - 11:59pm

    A great cinemaattic year required from us a special last party before the summer break. So here it is, a celebration of all Peruvian things! Food from Peru , traditional Peruvian dance and one of our favourite Latin contemporary films, (The Mute – Daniel and Diego Vega). This is the last Cinemaattic of the season, […]

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    Cinemaattic/Femspectives presents… MADRES (Mothers)

    Friday, 15th June 2018 / 7:30pm - 10:00pm

    Cinemaattic & Femspectives presents … MADRES (Mothers) Guerrilla film collective CinemaAttic is back with the finest contemporary films from Spain and Latin American countries. In June they team up with Feminist film festival in Glasgow Femspectives for a special programme before the summer break. TICKETS HERE You have no f#*king idea how hard it is. So this one is […]

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    Hasta la vista, baby!

    Friday, 25th May 2018 / 7:30pm - 10:00pm

    Our adventure at Hackney Attic is sadly coming to an end and it’s time to say ‘hasta la vista’ to the Attic with us! And so we’ve thought there’s no better way than with a selection of our favorite short films. They may be a tad subjective… but we at CinemaAttic believe these shorts are […]

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    RETROSPECTIVE | KIMUAK | 20 YEARS OF BASQUE FILMS

    Thursday, 24th May 2018 / 1:00pm - Thursday, 31st May 2018 / 11:00pm

    Cinemaattic’s back! And this is a special one folks. Two days of Cult Classics and Modern films from Basque Country in Edinburgh and Glasgow. This year Kimuak celebrates its 20th Anniversary and Scotland joins the celebrations. Here it is, Cinemaattic’s homage to Kimuak: 24-26 May in Edinburgh // 30-31 May in Glasgow Directors attending: Asier […]

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