Spanish films with a difference at Dífferent 5!
by Fabien Lemercier
01/06/2012 - Dífferent 5! opened today with the documentary Escuchando al Juez Garzón (lit. "Listening to Judge Garzón") by Isabel Coixet and The Sleeping Voice [trailer] (photo) by Benito Zambrano (in competition in San Sebastián - review - awarded three Goyas). The event is on until June 7, with 15 titles to be screened at Le Nouveau Latina cinema and in the auditorium of the Cervantes Institute in Paris.
Organised by Espagnolas En Paris and the Cervantes Institute (notably in collaboration with Spanish cinema body ICAA and with the support of Ciné+), Différent 5! aims to show off recent Spanish productions to French distributors.
Other films in the programme include Ignacio Ferreras's animated film Wrinkles [trailer, film focus], Wilaya [trailer] by Pedro Pérez Rosado (discovered at the Berlinale's Panorama - review), and Iceberg [trailer] by Gabriel Velázquez (well reviewed in the competition in Rotterdam - review).
The following films will also be screened: Five Square Meters [trailer, film focus] by Max Lemcke, Cousinhood [trailer] by Daniel Sánchez Arévalo, Emilio. The Echo of the Other Footsteps by Enric Miró (to be presented by Edouard Waintrop, general delegate of the Directors' Fortnight), The World that Was and that Is [trailer] by Pablo Llorca, Elisa K [trailer] by the duo Judith Colell - Jordi Cadena, Happy New Year, Grandma! [trailer] by Telmo Esnal, and Ispansi [trailer] by Carlos Iglesias.
Dífferent 5! will also celebrate film director Fernando Merinero and famous screenwriter Jean-Claude Carrière (with the documentary Carrière, 250 metres by Juan Carlos Rulfo).
(Translated from French)