FICBUEU 2017 STARTS ON SATURDAY 8/09/2017

The 10th International Short Film Festival of Bueu will be opened this Saturday 9th of September with a complete day of screenings and activities that will go on until dawn. At 11:00 a.m., jazz group A Doce Vita will start its performance in the vicinity of Centro Social do Mar. At 11:45 a.m., the institutional inauguration will take place. In it, you will find the authorities, actors Carlos Blanco and Antonio Durán ‘Morris’, members of the jury and some directors of the Galician shorts entered in the competition such as Olga Osorio, Amada Traba, Al Díaz or David Tembleque.

In the first part of the act, “Noticiario Folk nº 1” will be showed accompanied by piano music composed and played for the occasion by Severiano Casalderrey. Teacher José Luis Castro de Paz will present this work created in 1932, recently recovered by the Centro Galego de Artes da Imaxe (CGAI), throughout the conference “The republican cinema in Galicia: Ramón Barreiro and Folk news”. Right after, short film “Megalópole” will be premiered. It was created by girls and boys with intellectual disabilities in the workshop given in the Association Juan XIII and sponsored by Obra Social “la Caixa”. The main characters of the film are Mónica Camaño, Fran Pardes and Casilda Alfaro.

After the opening act, about 13:00 p.m., the “meeting point” will be opened in the room Amalia Domínguez, with a vermouth session enlivened by Desconcerto’s band and sponsored by Bodegas Lodeiros and Rosa de los Vientos. Through the week, spectators and filmmakers may meet in this place, which will also be the home of the exhibition “10 years of cinema”; it commemorates the first decade of FICBUEU, where many of the people who attended may recognise themselves.

The events will continue on the afternoon with the screenings of the Section 10th Anniversary, composed of six films that will please for sure all the audience because all of them received Public Award. At 19:45 p.m. in Massó Musseum, you may attend the meeting with ‘Morris’, Galician Cinema Award in this edition of the festival. At 22:00 p.m., at Centro Social do Mar, you may enjoy the shorts of the Section Galicia for 2 Euros, while the remaining offers are for free. The last activity, Drawing with light, sponsored by R, will begin at midnight and will be led by illustrator Luis Davila and the Band of Artistic Music of Bueu.

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