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6 things you should know about the 16th edition of the Festival


1. A structure that is committed to film culture

FICBUEU is cinema and culture. That is why the word, dialogue and the dissemination of knowledge about film have a prominent place at the start of the Festival. After the opening noiche, with the concert by Chungo Pastel -Friday 8th-, Saturday will be devoted to a master class by the researcher, teacher and music photographer Nieves Febrer, meetings and talks on film. There will also be a colloquium on 20,000 species of bees, the Spanish film that has triumphed so far this year at festivals such as Hong Kong, the Berlinale and Malaga. The screening of the feature film will be the first of FICBUEU2023.

The following days will see the arrival of the Festival’s official competition and the Minific, designed to bring films closer to local children.


2. The Official Section grows.

From this year, the Official Section of FICBUEU will have 6 screenings, one more than in the last editions of the Festival. The former Galicia and Spain sections are incorporated into the Official Selection.


3. Radio is back.

Since its beginnings, the Festival has been committed to the radio format to disseminate film culture. Cultural and other programmes specialising in cinema were broadcast from Bueu, coinciding with the Festival, for years. It stopped, for reasons of force majeure, due to Covid-19. Up to 5 podcasts and radio programmes will be broadcast this year from the Festival.


4. Ficpaper. Starting from criticism.

In collaboration with the audiovisual criticism website A Cuarta Parede, there will be daily room sheets with information on the contents of the sessions.


5. GZ_0.0.

A new section for the diffusion of new cinematographic talents from Galicia. The screenings will take place on Sunday 10th at 19.30. From 9 p.m. onwards, the public will be able to talk to the directors of the films.


6. Luisa Merelas will receive the FICBUEU Galician Cinema Award.

Actress Luisa Merelas has accumulated a career of nearly four decades of acting in Galicia, both in theatre and in cinema and television. This year, the Festival is dedicating the FICBUEU Galician Cinema Award to her.

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