Festival Of New Spanish Cinema Houston 2010Oct 15–Oct 18
The FESTIVAL OF NEW SPANISH CINEMA is back! From the 15th to the 18th of October 2010, the third edition of this travelling Festival will bring the latest works of Spanish filmmakers to the Rice Cinema in Houston.
Organized by PRAGDA and Rice Cinema. With the support of Tourist Office Spain, the Embassy of Spain in Washington and the Consulate of Houston. Additional support comes from Ministry of Culture of Spain-ICAA, Iberia Airlines, American Airlines, La Casa de España, Department of Hispanic Studies at Rice University, Office of Multicultural Community Relations at Rice, Tintos Restaurant and Freixenet. Special thanks to the Center for the Study of Languages at Rice University.
Other Special Activities –
Opening Night Reception:
Friday Oct. 15, 7 pm: Screening of Me Too!. Pre-film reception courtesy of Consulate of Spain in Houston and Freixenet.
Q&A with filmmaker:
Saturday Oct. 16, 7:00 pm: Screening of Stigmata and post-film Q&A with filmmaker Adán Aliaga.
Closing Night Party:
Sunday Oct. 17, 5 pm: Screening of The Island Inside. Post-film reception courtesy of La Casa de España.
A CONVERSATION WITH DIRECTOR ADÁN ALIAGA
Monday Oct. 18 3.00 pm at Rice University, Room SH303: We are honored that Adán Aliaga, screenwriter and director of Stigmata will be in person to discuss his filmmaking process and present his multi-prizewinning documentary My Grandmother’s House (2005, 80 mins). This session is designed for students but open to the general public. To view more information on the docCLICK. Admission Free.
SPECIAL OFFER: FILMS AND DINNER courtesy of TintosSpanish Restaurant and Wine bar. Buy a series pass and Tintos, our exclusive restaurant partner, will invite you to dinner! You will be receiving a gift certificate of $25 to spend in delicious tapas and tantalizing wine, and talk about the great Spanish films. Available while supplies last. At Tintos you will enjoy delicious Spanish inspired tapas and sip on a great glass of wine from your favorite Spanish region.