2011 marks the 14th year of this annual celebration of Spanish language films from Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Bolivia, Venezuela and Spain. The film program this year includes a variety of film genres;
The opening night feature film is the award winning comedy/drama Balada triste de trompeta (2010), directed by Álex de la Iglesia.
The comedy/drama 18 comidas (2010), directed by Jorge Coira.
The musical/drama Una hora más en Canarias (2010), directed by David Serrano.
The drama Todo lo que tú quieras (2010), directed by Achero Mañas.
The acclaimed drama Pa negre (2010), directed by Agustí Villaronga.
The comedy/romance Bon appétit (2010), directed by David Pinillos.
The historical action/adventure Bruc. La llegenda (2010), directed by Daniel Benmayor.
The award winning prison action/drama Celda 211 (2009), directed by Daniel Monzón.
The award winning romance Chico & Rou cNita (2010), directed by Tono Errando, Javier Mariscal and Fernando Trueba.
The acclaimed 80 egunean (2010), directed by Jon Garaño and José María Goenaga.
The closing night feature film is the acclaimed horror/thriller Los ojos de Julia (2010), directed by Guillem Morales.
These are just some of the highlights of the film program, you can see the full program for each individual Australian city here.
Alongside the great film program is a range of special events, including the always popular Q&A events with International and Australian special guests. This year Rohan Jones (co-writer of Hermano), Tono Errando (co-director of Chico and Rita) and Achero Mañas (director of Todo lo que tú quieras) will be participating in the festivities.
There will also be school screenings of the delightful animated film Las aventuras de Don Quijote (2010), directed by Antonio Zurera.
Prices are as follows;
Opening Night film screening, including drinks and live entertainment - $50.00
Closing Night film screening, including drinks and live entertainment - $25.00
Single adult film ticket - $18 / Concession - $14.50
Five Film Pass - $70
Ten Film Pass - $120
Group bookings are available for 20 or more people, at $14.00 per ticket