Opening Night - Iberoamerican Short-film Festival (Huesca International Fi...

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Instituto Cervantes Sydney

Level 3, 299 Sussex Street

Sydney, NSW 2000

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Movies in Spanish with English subtitles. Registration required.

The Cervantes Institute of Sydney, within the framework of the 10th anniversary of the institution in Australia, offers for the first time in the country, a short film show of the Huesca International Film Festival.

The Huesca International Film Festival, which has been held in this city since 1973, is one of the oldest in Spain in the world of short films, being a qualifying festival for the Goya awards of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences of Spain , as well as for the Academy Awards of The Academy of Hollywood. The contest, whose main venue is the Olimpia Theater, consists of three official sections for the competition dedicated to Latin American, international and documentary short films and is completed with numerous activities, meetings, shows, feature film cycles, tribute prizes ...
What they are going to see in this program is the winners of the festival, the Ibero-American short film competition and a documentary sample in each session, corresponding to the 45 and 46 edition, of 2016 and 2017 respectively.

Sessions offered at Opening Night:

Sentimental (Argentina)

Synopsis: A taxi ride from downtown towards the periphery of the city reveals all the thoughts of our protagonist who He obsessively recalls a recent lost love and seems to forget his own path.

Baraka (Spain)

Synopsis: In the months before the war in Iraq, Abdel and Umayr, two brothers who are very close, they will be forced to separate. Months later, with the war at its peak, they will meet again, but neither is the same.

I'm not from here (Chile)

Synopsis: Josebe, an eighty-year-old Basque woman, lives with other elders in a Residence in Santiago de Chile. Every day he thinks it is his first day there, and every day should be given realize that it is not, just as it is no longer in your country or with your family.

Alike (Spain, animation)

Synopsis: In a busy life, Copi is a father who tries to teach his son Paste the right way. But ... What is the right thing?

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Level 3, 299 Sussex Street

Sydney, NSW 2000

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