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Stones, Ghosts, Animals and Goddesses From 05 November to 03 December 2020
Stones, Ghosts, Animals and Goddesses

A cycle of films, most of them never before screened in Spain, and accompanying talks on the personal, the political and territory.

Contemporary Film Autumn 2020 From 03 October to 04 December 2020
Contemporary Film Autumn 2020

Our contemporary film programme is back at La Casa Encendida, but wherever possible we'll be using the courtyard instead of the screening room. All titles will also be broadcast simultaneously on our Filmin channel for those who can't visit the centre.

She Makes Noise 2020 From 22 to 25 October 2020
She Makes Noise 2020

She Makes Noise remains committed to experimentation and risk in its proposals, without overlooking the need to cater for and promote the local cultural community. Concepts like activism, participation, Afrofuturism and post-feminism will be explored in drone, Afro-bass, ambient and techno music sessions at the festival’s sixth edition.

Puwerty 2020 - September 19 September 2020
Puwerty 2020 - September

Fourth edition of the festival where creative talents under age 26 from virtually every artistic discipline come together.

The Magnetic Terrace 2020. Astral Connection

Switch on your Wi-Fi: The Magnetic Terrace is taking its programme online

Gelatina 2020 From 13 of May to 21 of June
Gelatina 2020

The third edition of the festival of art and thought Gelatina returns in an online version to focus on and question the way we understand and relate chronic illness, disability and personal and collective trauma to political, social and economic conditions; as well as underlining the importance of shared experience and taking into account somatics in healing and ritual processes.

  • 18 May 2020
    'Collapse', by Leah Clements
    Screenings, Films 'Collapse', by Leah Clements

    A host of voices emerge to speak about their experiences of falling asleep in times of distress as an involuntary (…)

  • From 03 to 17 June 2020
    'The Book of Conrad', by Delinquent Films
    Screenings, Films 'The Book of Conrad', by Delinquent Films

    Premiere in Spain of this documentary at La Casa Encendida Filmin´s channel  which follows the celebrated writer (…)

Angela Schanelec: Captivating Contemplation

Angela Schanelec is probably the most peculiar member of the Berlin School, a movement begun by several students from the DFFB (German Film and Television Academy Berlin) who got together to share thoughts and ideas about how to pull German cinema out of the stultifying rut dug by the big commercial film productions of the 1990s.

Contemporary Film: Under the Influence of a Dogma

A programme of religious comedies and dramas about the survival or disappearance of different faiths in modern life, about how religion and its practices adapt to the contemporary urban world.

  • From 07 to 08 March 2020
    “Tikkun” by Avishai Sivan
    Films, Screenings “Tikkun” by Avishai Sivan

    A stylised black-and-white odyssey through the Jerusalem underworld, focusing on an ultra-Orthodox Jew who gradually (…)

  • From 14 to 15 March 2020
    “Azougue Nazaré” by Tiago Melo
    Films, Screenings “Azougue Nazaré” by Tiago Melo

    A musical drama set to the beat of Brazilian samba about a maracatu dancer who renounces his evangelical faith and (…)

  • From 28 to 29 March 2020
    “The Lost Okoroshi” by Abba Makama
    Films, Screenings “The Lost Okoroshi” by Abba Makama

    A surreal comedy about a Nigerian security guard who wakes up one morning to find he’s become an ancestral spirit.

Monographics From 28 February 2018 to 02 March

In the "Monographics" film cycle we invite young film-makers, national and international, to present the short creations that best sum up the essence of their work.

  • 26 February 2020
    Monographic: Eduardo Williams
    Films, Screenings, Talks Monographic: Eduardo Williams

    A retrospective look at the short films of Eduardo Williams, who will be leading the workshop “The Certainty of the (…)

  • 31 March 2020
    Musquiqui Chihying
    Films, Screenings, Talks Musquiqui Chihying

    A monographic programme that analyses Musquiqui Chihying’s view of European colonialism in Asia and Africa and the (…)

Wandering through the enchanted forest

Enchanted forests, magical creatures, mirrors, poisoned apples and rites of passage converge in an audiovisual programme, a listening session and a workshop where standard fairy-tale elements are rewritten and interwoven with contemporary references, interests and aesthetics.

The Sound of Screens Imploding From 28 February to 01 March 2020
The Sound of Screens Imploding

Screening of the audiovisual projects presented at the last Biennale de l’Image en Mouvement in Geneva: The Sound of Screens Imploding, curated by Andrea Lissoni, former Senior Curator of International Art (Film) at Tate Modern and current artistic director of the Munich Haus der Kunst, and Andrea Bellini, director of the Centre d’Art Contemporain in Geneva.

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