Cinema and theatre

Articles about cinema and theatre

Spanish female film directors

A revolutionary gaze

Until recently, directing films seemed off-limits to women in Spain, but a new generation of filmmakers —Carla Simón, Pilar Palomero, or Paula Ortiz, among others— have broken through that glass ceiling.

Rafaela Carrasco

Flamenco legacy

Rafaela Carrasco, a restless flamenco dancer who always seeks to offer her own vision, has been awarded the 2023 Spanish National Dance Award, a recognition of the legacy she’s leaving the world of flamenco dance.

Carles Sans

Alone at last!

Eager to make people laugh and without disowning his past with Tricicle, Carles Sans celebrates being... alone at last! A sentiment that’s the name of his first solo performance, ‘¡Por fin solo!’, which will tour theatres across Spain.

Les Luthiers

A farewell with smiles

The Argentinian group Les Luthiers will tour Spain and Latin America with ‘Más tropiezos de Mastropiero’, the show they’re bidding farewell to the stage with after more than five decades on the road.

Platino Awards

The heart of lbero-America

For the last decade, the Platino Awards take the pulse of the Ibero-American film industry. And that beat reverberates with increasing force around the world thanks to their excellent films and series.

Carla Simón

A unique gaze

You don’t find filmmakers like Carla Simón, with a sincere, humble and honest gaze, every day. With just two films, 'Summer 1993' and 'Alcarràs', which aspires to three Platino Awards, this Catalan filmmaker has turned into a role model for Spanish film.

Cayetana Guillén Cuervo

Life is pure theatre

As president of the Academia de las Artes Escénicas, Cayetana Guillén Cuervo has promoted the Talía Awards, prizes that seek to recognise the work of a sector that she learned to admire as a child.

Sergio Bernal

Beauty and harmony

The name of dancer Sergio Bernal reverberates around the world of dance. For this reason, the first edition of the Talía Awards has decided to grant him the Emerging Talent Award.

María Hervás

A voice of her own

The Talía Award for Young Talent goes to... María Hervás! This actress from Madrid has embodied some of the most acclaimed female characters in Spanish theatre in recent times.

Film Festivals

The curtain rises

From San Sebastián to Málaga, several Spanish cities have their own film festivals. One of them, in fact, is on par with the most important in the world. Do you know which one we’re talking about?