The best of Spanish short films on show at Curt Ficcions

28th January 2008, Comments 0 comments

Twenty-one shorts - five of which are up for a Goya, the Spanish equivalent of an Oscar - are being screened at the 11th Festival Curt Ficcions.

28 January 2008

MADRID - Twenty-one shorts - five of which are up for a Goya, the Spanish equivalent of an Oscar - are being screened at the 11th Festival Curt Ficcions, a festival that's being held simultaneously in Barcelona and Madrid from 29 January to 6 March.

The slogan this year is "Time is Relative," and its programme has been carefully selected to feature only the best work of the season - or so says Juan Antonio Bayona, director of The Orphanage, the highest-grossing Spanish movie in a long time.

Besides the competing films, there is a special section devoted to the world's best-known African director, Idrissa Ouédraogo, who has won several awards at Cannes and also holds a Silver Bear from the Berlinale.

The winning films will be screened in 21 Spanish cities.

[Copyright EL PAÍS 2008]

Subject: Spanish news

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