AFTER THE GOLD (BEAR) RUSH, SPANISH TALENT ON THE RISE
10 October, 2023 h 2:00 pm
“Spanish cinema is on a roll this year. It’s the most exciting country lately when it comes to new voices!” Cédric Succivalli, Programmer and Film Critic. Spain’s film industry lives a moment in the sun. From Golden Bear winner Carla Simón to Lois Patiño, from Elena Martín to Estibaliz Urresola to Pablo Berger, from Laura Ferrés to Victor Iriarte, A new generation of Spanish directors are taking on most A Festivals competitions, often sweeping awards home. This talk will delve into Spain’s moment in the sun exploring the reasons behind the remarkable new wave of Spanish directors coming out in recent years. Bringing together international film programmers, emerging Spanish producers and directors, this discussion will look into the several factors that contribute to the artistic ambition, diversity and richness that shapes the new wave of Spanish cinema today.
Jaume Claret Muxart, Film Director, Strange River
Xavier Font – Producer at Zuzú Producciones
Inés Massa – Producer at Materia Cinema
Sara Gutiérrez – Film Director, Unkind People
Moderator: Cèdric Succivalli, Programmer at Giornate degli Autori and ICS President