Say hola, at the opening night fiesta which will feature a premiere screening ofKiki, Love to Love on Thursday 20 April at the Astor Theatre. Natalia de Molina, the star of the film will be a special guest, hosting a Q&A session. Please note, this film is not suitable for viewers under 18.
There will be a glass of Freixenet bubbly on arrival, followed by an afterparty with wine, beer, tapas and live entertainment by Sonidero Esperanza. Doors open at 6.30pm with the film commencing at 7pm. Click here to purchase tickets.
Or say adios at the closing night celebrations and go on the road again with The Trip to Spain on Sunday 7 May 2017. Steven Coogan and Rob Brydon are back for their third Trip instalment, and this time around, the lucky duo enjoy the finest cuisine across Espaņa. Cinema and ticket details can be found here.
The kids haven't been forgotten with Zip & Zap and the Captain's Island. The latest instalment is set at Christmas time, and the naughty twins are forced to go on a boring boat trip with their parents.
One for the kids - join in the fun with Zip and Zap
You may also like to get up close and personal to this year's festival ambassador, the ever smiling and lovable Spanish chef Miguel Maestre, who now calls Sydney home. He will be introducing the screening of Sara Baras, All Her Voices at the Palace Cinema Como on Sunday 30th April 2017.
Check out the full range of sometimes, quirky, always passionate Spanish films being shown at various cinemas around Melbourne during the festival.
Don't worry if your Spanish is a bit rusty (or non-existent), all films will have English subtitles.