Institut Ramon Llull
Cinema //  29/09/2017
The new wave of Catalan cinema comes to the Cinespaña Festival in Toulouse
Language //  25/09/2017
The period of pre-enrolment for the examinations for certification in Catalan opens
Visual Arts //  20/09/2017
Carles Guerra, co-curator of the exhibition about Harun Farocki in Berlin
Archit. & design //  05/10/2017
The City of Barcelona, guest of honour at the Buenos Aires International Biennial of Architecture
Foreign Offices
Cinema.  London,  05/10/2017

Six Catalan productions at the 61st London Film Festival

The BFI London Film Festival celebrates its 61st anniversary this year from 4 to 15 October. Six Catalan productions will be screened in this special edition: 'Summer 1993”, Carla Simon; Pablo Berger’s ' Abracadabra” ,  “ A fantàstic woman” by Sebastián Leilo,  and “Anchor and hope”  by Carlos Marques -Marcet. Short film  “ Santa Ana” by  Cesar Pesquera. And  “The kid and the hedgehog”, an animated short by Marc Riba i Anna Solanas. Directors Carla Simon, Pablo Berger, Cesar Pesquera and  Carlos Marques-Marcet will attend their respective screenings.

ABRACADABRA, Dir Pablo Berger  With the attandance of its Director
From the Director of Blancanieves comes a wacky women’s melodrama with some absurdist supernatural disgressions and a fabolous central performance from Maribel Verdú.
Saturday, 7 October 2017, 18:15, CUR SOHO 
Sunday, 8 October 2017, 20:45, HAYMARKET
Saturday, 14 October 2017, 20:45, BFI Southbank NFT2    SOLD OUT
SUMMER 1993, Dir Carla Simon With the attandance of its Director
Breavement is seen through the eyes of a six –year- old girl in this assured, vissually arresting debut from catalan filmmaker Carla Simon. 
Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 20:45, BFI Southbank NFT2  
Thursday, 12 October 2017, 13:15,   BFI Southbank NFT3  
Sunday, 15 October 2017, 13:00, Cine Lumière
ANCHOR AND HOPE, Dir Carlos Marques-Marcet     With the attendance of its Director
A smart, funny, London film about Love and its descontents as a lesbian couple’s relationship is tested when a friend comes to stay
Tuesday 10 October 2017, 18:15,  Empire Haymarket, Screen 1 
Thursday 12 October 2017, 11:45, Vue Leicester Square, Screen 7 
A FANTASTIC WOMAN, Dir Sebastián Leilo      
A transwoman’s quest for a little respect gives us one od 2017’s standout performances in this invirgorating drama.
Friday 6 October 2017, 21:30 Odeon Leicester Square
Tuesday 10 October 2017, 14:40 Odeon Leicester Square 
SANTA ANA, Dir Cesar Pesquera,  8 min With the attandance of its Director
There is a link between evil and the famed Santa Ana winds in Southern California.
Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 18:15, Prince Charles
Friday, 13 October 2017, 20:45, BFI Southbank NFT2  
THE KID AND THE HEDGEHOG , Dir Marc Riba and Anna Solanas
An animated short film of a boy and his duck visit a hedgehog
Sunday, 8 October 2017, BFI Southbank, NFT1
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