The opening gala on 6th November, at which Timothy Spall will be presented with his award, will also feature the French director and actor Louis Garrel and his first film Two Friends.
This year the Seville Festival is acknowledging local culture by paying tribute to Juan Sebastián Bollaín, who has offered an unusual view of the city.
Once again, the SEFF Andalusian Panorama will show the present of our film industry with a selection of 24 titles (12 feature films and 12 short films).
In its twelfth edition, the Seville European Film Festival (SEFF) will grant its special award to the career of Timothy Spall, one of the most distinguished British actors working today.
From 6th to 14th November, the city of Seville will become the capital of European cinema thanks to the collaboration of all the sponsors who make the festival possible.
The Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo (CAAC) is presenting the exhibition 'Remake Resnais', which is part of the expository session 'Mal de Archivo', and is being held in collaboration with the Institut Français and the Seville European Film Festival.
The films 'Body', 'Lobster' and 'The Thousand and One Nights', which are part of the Seville Festival programme, were recognized by the European Film Academy (EFA) in the first awards announced as an advance on those to be be announced on 7th November as part of the SEFF.
Sophie Auster, Kurt Baker, Mark Olson, Perro and Joe Crepúsculo are some of the artists who will add music to the SEFF nights In keeping with the Festival, the programme is maintaining its eclecticism and its support for the independent scene.
From 29th October and until 5th November, tickets and season tickets will be on advance sale for the Seville European Film Festival, which is holding its XII edition from 6th to 14th November.
Seville is again a meeting place for creators, professionals and institutions from Andalusia and the rest of Spain and Europe. From 9th to 13th November in the Hotel Hesperia, as part of Industry SEFF 2015, various experts will set up networks to contribute to the viability of Andalusian film projects and their positioning within the ecosystem of European and world independent cinema.
If in contemporary European cinema the limits between reality and fantasy are blurred, the New Waves/Non-Fiction section emphasizes the richness of the documentary feature, with works that deal with History (and stories) in innovative ways.
Pupils from the Severo Ochoa Institute support the film by Armel Hostiou, which deals with the search for love, and will promote and present it in the New Waves Section. This initiative, part of the SEFF’s commitment to creating new audiences and to forming critical viewpoints, is being developed within the European project Moving Cinema, an initiative by A Bao A Qu.
The Seville European Film Festival (SEFF) is still announcing titles in the programme. A series of films which includes the latest productions by the most renowned filmmakers on the continent, the films pre-selected for the prestigious European Film Awards and the most original viewpoints that have just reaped awards and good reviews at festivals like Berlin, Venice and Locarno.
On 6th November, the Seville Arts Centre (CAS) will be the setting for the opening session of the seminar 'Other resistance narratives. An approach to the New Spanish cinema', an activity organized by CICUS in collaboration with the SEFF which came about with the aim of fostering exchange between directors and university students.
World premieres such as those of ‘Pozoamargo’, ‘Berserker’, ‘Amor Tóxico’, ‘La Extranjera’, ‘El nome de los árboles’ or the previously announced ‘El tiempo de los monstruos’, share programming with notable national premieres such as those of ‘O futebol’, ‘Dead Slow Ahead’ or ‘La academia de las musas’.
Iglesias is one of the most important producers in Spanish cinema, while the popular actress is firmly established as one of the best known on the national scene. The award will be presented as part of the 12th Seville European Film Festival which will be held from 6th to 14th November.
Outstanding names in experimental cinema such as Birgit Hein, Peter Tscherkassky and Juan Sebastián Bollaín will be present in the SEFF programme; meanwhile the Focus Europe section will centre on auteurist comedy in contemporary European cinema or 'counter-comedy'
The second prize in this Documentary Creation Competition went to ‘Melchor Rodríguez, el ángel rojo’, by Alfonso Domingo; the two films will be screened at the SEFF 2015, where the awards will be presented.
This Thursday, at 20:00, the exhibition ‘Marshlands: Atín Aya and La Isla Mínima’ opens at the Casino of Seville’s Ibero-American Exhibition of 1929; this event captures, through photography and cinema, two similar and at the same time different visions of a unique setting anchored in time.