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6th Márgenes Festival From 01 to 16 December 2016
6th Márgenes Festival

Márgenes is a film festival that showcases the latest audiovisual trends in Spain, Latin America and Portugal. In five short years it has become a national and international beacon of the edgiest, most exciting developments in Ibero-American cinema.

Korean Rock Trilogy, by Lee Joon-Ik From 08 to 22 November 2016
Korean Rock Trilogy, by Lee Joon-Ik

The Korean cultural centre in Madrid has organised a retrospective on the prolific film-maker Lee Joon-Ik, with screenings hosted at the Spanish Film Archive and La Casa Encendida. At La Casa specifically we will be showing his Korean Rock Trilogy comprising Radio Star, The Happy Life and Sunny.

  • 08 November 2016
    "Radio Star", by Lee Joon-Ik
    Films, Screenings "Radio Star", by Lee Joon-Ik

    First part in the Korean rock trilogy in which Lee Joon-Ik explores the idea of nostalgia through the classic star (…)

  • 15 November 2016
    "The Happy Life", by Lee Joon-Ik
    Films, Screenings "The Happy Life", by Lee Joon-Ik

    Second part in the Korean rock trilogy in which Lee Joon-Ik pursues the theme of nostalgia but this time through the (…)

  • 22 November 2016
    "Sunny", by Lee Joon-Ik
    Films, Screenings "Sunny", by Lee Joon-Ik

    Third part in the Korean rock trilogy (…)

WOW! Contemporary Film From 01 October to 27 November 2016
WOW! Contemporary Film

In October and November, we will explore fantasy and sci-fi cinema in the 21st century through films that make a contemporary revision of the genre or include elements outside the known reality of the world to offer a new perspective on our time. Parallel universes created by filmmakers from Lithuania, France, the US, Lebanon, Russia, etc.

African film and discussions From 03 to 11 November 2016
African film and discussions

This series aims to use film as an eye-opening, thought-provoking tool, bringing the reality of Africa closer to Spanish society through the continent's own cultural production.
Each screening will be followed by a discussion with guests who are familiar with the reality portrayed in the films.

Expanding the Battlefield From 13 October to 03 November 2016
Expanding the Battlefield

This series presents three films followed by discussions and a lecture that will analyse, from a philosophical perspective, the battlefield which is shaping 21st-century society: a theatre of war that encompasses every stage of life and all social classes, with victors and vanquished. Thursdays, 13 October – 3 November.

ÍDEM 2016. International Performing Arts Festival

The ÍDEM Festival is back, packed with amazing proposals for 2016 that invite us to empathise with those around us, guided by artists with very different ideas, languages and talents: artistic projects created in, by, for, from and with the community.

she makes noise 2016 From 20 to 23 October 2016
she makes noise 2016

From 20 to 23 October, La Casa Encendida will host the second she makes noise festival, an annual event that shines a spotlight on the work of women artists in electronic music, sound experimentation and edgy cinema. This year's festival will feature appearances by some of the leading names on the international electronic stage.

  • 21 October 2016
    Jennifer Reeder Session
    Films, Screenings Jennifer Reeder Session

    Jennifer Reeder is a prestigious American filmmaker who constructs personal stories about relationships, trauma and (…)

  • 22 October 2016
    Shorts Session
    Films, Screenings Shorts Session

    The She Makes Noise Festival presents a selection of short audiovisual pieces by artists and filmmakers Ana Vaz, Sasha (…)

  • 23 October 2016
    Laurie Anderson Session: Heart of a Dog
    Films, Screenings Laurie Anderson Session: Heart of a Dog

    Join us for the Madrid premiere of Laurie Anderson's Heart of a Dog, a personal film essay that explores themes of (…)

Ciclo Tánatos

On Tuesdays and Thursdays in July, La Casa Encendida presents a film and debate series featuring seven movies in which Thanatos haunts every frame. How does one face death with dignity or come to terms with the suicide of a loved one? How do we deal with the death of a parent or child, and what happens when an accident or illness suddenly deprives us of someone we love?

The Magnetic Terrace From 02 July 2016 to 24 October
The Magnetic Terrace

From 2 July to 28 August, La Casa Encendida hosts the Magnetic Terrace, an exciting programme of summer film screenings, concerts and much more to enjoy under the open sky, against the backdrop of Madrid's stunning sunsets and vibrant nightlife. What better way to spend the summer?

FILMADRID Festival 2016: Avant-garde Section

Once again, La Casa Encendida hosts the Avant-garde Section of FILMADRID, an international film festival now in its second year that aims to introduce audiences to novel, uncharted paths in contemporary cinema.

Film series: "The Voice of the Voiceless", 2016

Three sessions of documentaries and talks to analyse the topic of education for development.

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