Festival Of New Spanish Cinema Houston 2011Jan 20–Jan 29
The energy of Almodovar. The risk-taking of Amenabar. The unadulterated exhilaration of Buñuel. The 4th annual FESTIVAL OF NEW SPANISH CINEMA 2011, our biggest and riskiest yet, unveils the next generation of Spanish film legends. Featuring first-time filmmakers and established masters alike, the very best in contemporary Spanish cinema comes to Houston. Join us for award-winning comedies, romances and dramatic masterpieces. Also, hold on to your seats because there will be special unveiling of a horror classic.
Opening Night & Panel Discussion –
In Person: Jan 20th writer/director Oscar Aíbar will present The Great Vazquez and participate in a post-screening Q&A.
After the screening, beginning at 9 pm, the audience is invited to a reception featuring Martin Codax Albariño and Las Rocas Garnacha wine hosted by La Casa de España (Houston) and Hacer Student Group.
Jan 27th: 6:30 pm screening of Bicycle, Spoon, Apple. Post-screening panel Discussion with Dr. Gustavo Roman (Alzheimer’s researcher) and Ms. Connie Assiff (Caregiver). Presented by Alzheimer’s Association Houston & Southeast Texas Chapter. Reception afterwards.