Contents: Movies 2017

The Writer's Burrow / La Madriguera

The Writer’s Burrow / La Madriguera

Carlos writes crime novels but since the death of his wife he has been suffering from writer’s block. When his publishing company sends an assistant at his house to help him overcome this difficulty, Carlos believes he might have another shot at love. Terrified by the idea that this...

Καφέ / Café

Café

Jorgé is about to become the first person from his village to graduate from law school. Chayo, his pregnant and unmarried teenage sister, faces the most difficult decision of her life. Their father, Antonio, died last year. Meanwhile their quiet and methodical mother, Tere, does her best to support...

Η Γη και η Σκιά / La Tierra y la Sombra

Land and Shade / La Tierra y la Sombra

A worker returns home after many years. He reunites with his ex-wife and his sick son, and meets his daughter-in-law and his grandson for the first time. The film, set against the backdrop of a sugarcane plantation in Colombia, gives a taste of Colombian rural life by building its...

Άλμπα / Alba

Alba

Alba, aged 11, has to go and live with her dad, Igor, because of her mum’s illness. Igor is a solitary man who shut himself away in a small house after separating from his family. Their life together is almost unbearable for Alba. Her father’s attempts to come closer...

Χεσούς / Jesús

Jesús

Jesús, 18, lives alone with his father Hector in a flat where the TV covers up their inability to communicate. The rest of the time, he dances in a K-pop band, hangs out with friends and does drugs, watches trashy clips and has sex in public places, looking for...

Ο Βοσκός / El Pastor

The Shepherd / El Pastor

Anselmo, a middle age shepherd, lives a poor but happy life in a small, run down house in the middle of the Spanish plains, near a small, but growing village. His dog Pillo and his sheep are his most precious company. A life bucolic enough for him to ignore...

mi gran noche / η μεγαλη μου νυχτα

My Big Night

My Big Night a film by Álex de la Iglesia Jobless, José is sent by a temp agency to work as an extra for the recording of a special New Year’s Eve programme, in the middle of August. Hundreds of people like him have been shut away indoors day and...

Ο Πιλότος / Kóblic φεστιβαλ ισπανοφωνου κινηματογραφου αθηνας fecha

Koblic

Koblic a film by Sebastian Borensztein The year is 1977 and Argentina’s military dictatorship has chosen to throw political prisoners into the sea from Navy aircraft as a new means of execution. Captain Tomas Kóblic is the unknowing pilot of one such flight, and upon discovering the grim fate of...

puerta abierta fecha

The Open Door / La Puerta Abierta

Rosa, is a prostitute who inherited the profession from Antonia, her mother, who thinks she is Sara Montiel and turns her daily life in a hell. Rosa does not know how to be happy. She just can not. But the unexpected arrival of a new member to her particular...

El Amparo Φεστιβαλ Ισπανοφωνου

El Amparo

On the border of Venezuela with Colombia, during the late 80’s, two men survive an armed assault in the channels of the Arauca River, in which fourteen of their companions we murdered in the act. The Army accuses them of being guerrilla fighters and tries via intimidation to seize...

Ο Αόρατος Επισκέπτης / Contratiempo

The Invisible Guest / Contratiempo

Adrián Doria, a young and successful businessman, wakes up in a hotel room next to the corpse of his lover. Accused of murder, he decides to hire the services of Virginia Goodman, the country’s best witness trainer. Over the course of one night, counselor and client will work to...

Ο Οδηγός / Magallanes

Magallanes

Magallanes sees Celina getting into a taxi; he met her in Ayacucho many years ago, when he was a soldier and she was a young peasant girl. She doesn’t recognise him, but he’s been unable to forget her. Following her stealthily for a while, he discovers that she’s being...

Σουζάνα, με Σκοτώνεις / Me Estás Matando, Susana

You’re Killing Me, Susana / Me Estás Matando, Susana

One morning Eligio (Gael García Bernal) wakes up to discover that his wife -Susana- has left him without a word. He is clueless as to her reasons or whereabouts. Eligio’s quest to find and recover the woman he loves will take him from Mexico City to a university in...

Οι Άνεμοι της Αβάνας / Vientos de la Habana

Winds of Lent / Vientos de la Habana

While hot winds give nights in Havana a lashing, police inspector Conde meets Karina, a mysterious woman he finds immensely attractive. At the same time a policeman as unorthodox as himself is assigned to investigating the murder of Lissette Núñez, a teacher at the same pre-university college where Conde...

Μία Νύχτα Αγάπης / Una Noche de Amor

One Night of Love / Una Noche de Amor

The proud parents of two kids, Leonel and Paola have been happily married for 12 years. He is a famous scriptwriter and she is an equally successful psychologist. But that placid façade can’t contain the feelings that something’s amiss in their marriage. It just takes one dinner, the news...