CCA Glasgow, Wed 27 Nov, 7.30pm + Q&A Irene Moray
The house special, CinemaAttic present a top-notch hand-crafted selection of the best Catalan short-films seen in the past year for the Opening Night of the Catalan Film Festival. Saramago Cafe at CCA elaborates a special Catalan menu for the occasion and a Rumba DJ Set rounds up an unmissable festival Opening Night.
MORE ABOUT THE FILMS
Director: Julia de la Paz
AMA depicts a story many women face, as they are exposed, alone, to the so-often mythicised status of being a mother. The film features a powerful music moment by the most talked Spanish flamenco-popstar singer, starts with R…
Director: Carlota Oms
Ada is a 24 year old youtuber that while online claims to be an expert in sex and love, in real life, not only does she lack confidence and relationships, but she also struggles to even speak to her gym trainer, who she is madly in love with.
Director: Enric Ribes
Fear and fascination arise in Muriel Grey when she remembers the figure of her father, who passed away when she was still very young. Thirty years after his death, Muriel will tell us the story of José Carlos Grey a survivor of the Mauthausen concentration camp.
José Carlos Grey, a Spaniard, was a black Republican fighter. During World War II he was imprisoned by Nazis in the Mauthausen concentration camp. Having a different skin colour, he was treated worse than other inmates. Many years later his daughter tries to revive his memories through archive materials and beautiful re-enacted scenes.
Suc de síndria (2019) – Watermelon Juice
Director: Irene Moray
Suc de Síndria is one of the most anticipated short films of the year. Love and its unique healing power. When we look at the effects of sexual abuse is mostly from the perspective of trauma, but how can love (and watermelon juice) help to overcome such an experience?
Barbara and Pol spend a few days on holiday with a group of friends in a house surrounded by nature. They want to have a good time and find a peaceful space where they can enjoy their intimacy. With the support of Pol, in the midst of nature, between tears and laughter, Barbara will heal old wounds and redefine her sexuality.
– 2019 – Berlinale
– 2019 – BFI / London Film Festival
– 2019 – TIFF – Toronto Film Festival