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Five Catalan films selected for Seattle International Film Festival

Cinema.  Seattle, 11/04/2022

SIFF's mission is to create experiences that bring people together to discover extraordinary films from around the world. It is through the art of cinema that SIFF fosters a community that is more informed, aware, and alive.




El buen patrón/The Good Boss, by Fernando León de Aranoa (The Mediapro Studio, Reposado Producciones Cinematográficas), Tres/Out of Sync, by Juanjo Giménez (Nadir Films, Frida Films M-Films, Tres la pelicula frida nadir AIE) and Sedimentos/Sediments, by Adrián Silvestre (Adrián Silvestre Films, Testamento Producciones) will be screening in the Ibero-American Cinema section. For its part, the Films4Families section will be featuring the co-production The Path by Tobias Wiemann (Fasten Films,  Eyrie Entertainment, Warner Bros, Entertainment GmbH) and Costa brava, Lebanon, by Mounia Akl (Lastor Media, Snowglobe, Abbout Productions, Cinema Defacto, Fox in the snow), premiered at Orizzonti Venice International Film Festival, will also compete in the festival.

 

THE GOOD BOSS 

Opens April 14, 2022

Caught in a web of intrigue and infidelity, kindly scale manufacturer Julio Blanco’s (Javier Bardem) true self comes to the surface in this biting dark comedy from writer/director Fernando León de Aranoa with its record-breaking 20 nominations at the 2022 Goya Awards.

OUT OF SYNC

Opens April 15, 2022

When time, space, and sound fall hopelessly out of sync for Foley artist C, she discovers her mysterious curse might be a gift in this unique psychological thriller from Palme d’Or winner and Academy Award® nominee Juanjo Gimenez.

SEDIMENTS

Opens April 14, 2022

Travel to a mountain village in Spain with six trans women, diverse in age, background, and experience, as they visit the birthplace of one of the group, bare their souls, and bond.

Director/screenwriter Adrián Silvestre and producer Javier Pérez Santana scheduled to attend.

THE PATH

Opens April 14, 2022

Fleeing from the Nazis, two children, a journalist father, and a dog must make their way through the hazardous Pyrenees on their expedition to New York City in this thrill-a-minute family drama.

Director Tobias Wienmann scheduled to attend.

COSTA BRAVA, LEBANON

Opens April 17, 2022

A family moves from the squalor of Beirut to a green oasis: an off-the-grid chicken farm miles away. Then one day the squalor comes looking for them as plans are announced for a landfill right next door.

 

The Seattle International Film Festival - SIFF (April 14-24) includes five Catalan films in its lineup. 

Information source: Catalan Films.

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