On the second day of the festival we had the European Film Academy (EFA) gala and Nadav Lapin talked with Carlos Reviriego in the space ‘A coffee with’, while the directors Eugène Green, Federica Di Giacomo, Ado Arrieta and David Macián presented their films to the general public.
The EFA gala was one of the key events on the second day of the festival, bringing together, among others, the directors of the EFA, Marion Döring and Mickey Downey; the director of SEFF, José Luis Cienfuegos; the general director of the Instituto de la Cinematografía y las Artes Audiovisuales (ICAA), Lorena González; and the Delegate for the Area of Urban Habitat, Culture and Tourism at Seville City Council, Antonio Muñoz, along with the Spaniards Antonio Saura and Ángeles Gonzalez Sinde. It was also attended by the actresses Manuela Vellés, Judith Chemla and Pilar López de Ayala, the latter a jury member at this edition of SEFF, and the winner of the Honorary Giraldillo this year, Vincent Lindon. Also the directors Federica di Giacomo and Albert Serra. The gala was presented by Concha Ortiz. The 29th European Film Academy awards will be presented at the ceremony to be held on 10th December in Wroclaw (Poland), European Capital of Culture 2016. Read here all the information about the nominations.
In addition, the festival’s Official Section screened the film Le fils de Joseph (Eugène Green), followed by an interview with the director in the Hotel NH Hesperia Seville. Also, the journalist Carlos Reviriego met with the Israeli director Nadav Lapid, in the space ‘A coffee with’, held in the Hotel NH Hesperia Seville. Finally, in the Official Section out of competition, we had the film Liberami, by the Italian director Federica Di Giacomo. In the Nuevas Olas section, Ado Arrieta and David Macián presented their films Belle Dormant and La mano invisible, respectively.