activitiesmore than shorts
Our programming does not only include the screening of short films — you can also enjoy educational activities, meetups, presentations, the recording of radio shows, MINIFIC, concerts and much more.
VI SHORT FILM MARKET
FROM 8TH TO 17TH SEPTEMBER / MASSÓ MUSEUM
With the aim of promoting the dissemination of short films, the Market will allow industry professionals to view the works submitted to the 16th edition of FICBUEU. Exclusive access to these short films includes the contact details of production and distribution companies in order to promote their programming in other Galician events or festivals.
You can access the market by requesting an accreditation beforehand by e-mail: email@example.com.
Between the 8th and the 17th of September, the market will be available on the ground floor of the Massó Museum from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm, except on Mondays.
TALKS WITH FILMMAKERS
FROM SUNDAY 10TH TO SATURDAY 16 AT 9:00 PM / MEETING POINT
Each day, after the 07:30 PM session, there will be a discussion with the directors of the short films screened. The meetings will begin on Sunday 10th with the creators of the GZ_00 Section, and will continue for the rest of the week with the authors of the films participating in the Official Section.
During the talks, directors will discuss their works and creative processes. Attendees will be able to present their own questions or doubts about the short films, in order to explore their creation and establish a dialogue between audience and authors.
PRESENTATION I FICBUEU RESIDENCY
MONDAY 11TH AT 12:00 PM / MEETING POINT
During the sixteenth edition of FICBUEU we will present the 1st FICBUEU Residence, a training programme aimed at developing unproduced short films, with a special focus on screenwriting. The residency will be held on the island of Ons and will be tutored by the award-winning screenwriter Isabel Peña. During the presentation on Monday 11th, there will be an explanation of the residency, its objectives and its development, and the projects selected for its first edition will be publicly announced.
CINEMA AND RADIO: CAFÉ DERBY 21
MONDAY 11TH AT 06:00 AM / MEETING POINT
This conversational podcast is presented and produced by journalists Adrián Lede, Carme D. Prol and Nico Carreira. Produced in collaboration with the magazine Vinte, Café Derby 21 has been inviting relevant personalities from the current Galician scene to talk to them about current affairs and personal experiences for three seasons.
Since the third season, they have opted for the live format, broadcasting the programmes from festivals or bars. On Monday 11th at 6:00 PM Café Derby 21 will record the episode with live audience; in which they will talk about the new galician filmmakers present in this edition of FICBUEU.
CINEMA AND RADIO: KINÓTICO
TUESDAY 12TH AT 06:00 PM / MEETING POINT
Kinótico is a radio programme that began in 2016 on Onda Cero to cover film and film-related information. Focusing on the audiovisual world, it provides an informative and entertaining vision that focuses on three aspects: content, the public side of this content and the industry. Since its inception, it has established itself as one of the key programmes in Spanish on the subject, now accompanying the weekly podcast with an online medium to cover the latest news. On Tuesday 12th we will be able to attend a live recording of one of its episodes.
CINE Y RADIO: EL CINE DE LOQUEYOTEDIGA
MIÉRCOLES 13 A LAS 18:00 H / PUNTO DE ENCUENTRO
El Cine de LoQueYoTeDIga es uno de los podcasts de referencia en información cinematográfica en España desde hace más de 33 años. Desde sus comienzos en la Cadena Ser y el cambio al formato podcast en 2009, fue candidato a premios de la Asociación Podcast y nominado como mejor podcast en español en los iHeart Radio Podcast Awards en 2020.
En el FICBUEU podremos presenciar la grabación de uno de los programas el miércoles 13, uniendo rigurosidad y entretenimiento y charlando sobre el sector cinematográfico y la programación del festival.
CINEMA AND RADIO: CINE DIVERGENTE
THURSDAY 14TH AT 06:00 PM / MEETING POINT
Cine Divergente is defined as an intellectual process of union between cinema and other cultural manifestations. Through articles, chronicles, interviews and reviews, they address the programming of festivals, minority circuits and artistic expressions from cinema to series or short films.
Since 2020 they have been producing a podcast in which they talk about authors or trends, highlighting the chronicles on film festivals. At FICBUEU we will be able to enjoy the live recording of an episode of their programme.
CINE AND RADIO: SALTOS DE EJE
FRIDAY 15TH AT 06:00 PM / MEETING POINT
This monthly podcast arises from the event Saltos de eje, a meeting between different industry professionals. It is created and coordinated by the philosopher, writer, designer and cultural manager Diego Rufo Helguera, director and scriptwriter of short films such as Anhela.
The live recording of Saltos de eje at FICBUEU will take place on Friday 15th, allowing the public to listen live to the programme and providing a space for reflection on the current film industry.
PRESENTATION OF FICBUEU MONOGRAPH #4
SATURDAY 16TH AT 11:30 AM / MEETING POINT
Accompanying the Retrospective Section, which this year focuses on the Dutch director Joris Ivens, the festival publishes the Cuadernos FICBUEU collection. This edition presents the fourth volume, written as in previous years in Galician and English, under the title A expansión do documental a través das curtametraxes de Joris Ivens (1898-1989).
Severiano Casalderrey, the author, will present Monograph #4, reviewing the contents of the monograph, explaining the importance of the short film in Ivens’ work and paying attention to the films screened in the Retrospective.
SATURDAY 16TH AT 12:30 PM / OUTSIDE THE CENTRO SOCIAL DO MAR
The vermouth session of this edition will come from the hand of Malandrómeda, who will accompany with their music the midday of Saturday 16th in the outside of the Centro Social do Mar.
Malandrómeda defines itself as a timeless and bastard rap group from Santiago de Compostela. They have recently released 4 EPs, a joint work divided into four episodes with a different aesthetic in each of them, but the lyrics all revolve around the idea of the introduction of winepresses in Galicia by the Romans in the 2nd century BC.
FICBUEU 2023 AWARDS CEREMONY
SATURDAY 16TH AT 11:00 PM / MULTIPURPOSE ROOM
On Saturday 16th will take place the ceremony in which the winning short films in each category will be announced, giving the prizes of the FICBUEU 2023 awards. The gala will be attended by the directors of the selected works, as well as members of the juries, and we will be able to watch the award-winning short films.
The prizes that will be awarded during the event will be:
Best Galician Short Film Award.
Best Spanish Short Film Award.
Best Discoverie’s section Short Film.
Best GZ_00’ section Short Film.
SUNDAY 17TH AT 08:30 PM / AUDITORIUM
In order to enjoy those short films that received an award at the awards gala on Saturday 16th, on Sunday there will be a screening of the list of winners that will close the first week of the festival. At this event, the audience will have the chance to review or watch for the first time those winning films of the FICBUEU 2023, announced on the previous day.
5 STARS TAPAS ROUTE
FROM FRIDAY 8TH TO SUNDAY 17TH
Once again this year, FICBUEU presents, in collaboration with the Bueu Town Council and the Association of Hotel and Catering Businesses of Bueu, the 5 Stars Tapas Route. During the dates of the festival, from Friday to Sunday, the public will be able to visit various establishments in the town and try their gastronomic proposals inspired by the world of cinema.
The establishments will be open for tapas at midday, between 12:00 pm and 01:30 pm, or at night, from 08:00 pm to 10:00 pm. Each tapa will cost €3. Those who follow the route will be given a card to receive a stamp from each establishment, and will be entered into a draw to win three dinners worth €50.
GALICIAN SCHOOLS CEREMONY
SATURDAY 23TH AT 11:30 AM / AUDITORIUM
Presented by Olalla González e Marc Taeger, the eighth edition of the Galician Schools Ceremony will be the celebration of the short films of Galician education. As in previous editions, the schools in each category will be present: Special Education, Infant and Primary Education and Secondary Education.
During the gala, we will have the opportunity to watch the selected works. The award will be given to the winning short films in each category, as well as diplomas to all the participating schools.
FILM WORKSHOP: THE ZOETROPE
SATURDAY 23TH AT 4:00 PM / MULTIPURPOSE ROOM
This workshop will offer children an opportunity to experiment and reflect on the importance of still images in cinema through the construction of a giant zoetrope. The zoetrope was a very popular toy in its time and one of the advances that enabled the emergence of cinema. The making of this toy will help to understand the nature of the moving image and optical illusions, how images are projected on the screen and to discover the possibilities of cinema as a game of magic.
To attend, prior registration is required at the FICBUEU box office or via the following e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
SATURDAY 23TH AT 05:00 PM / OUTSIDE THE CENTRO SOCIAL DO MAR
MINIFIC CONCERT: A RAMONA PEQUENA, PAKOLAS
SATURDAY 23TH AT 05:00 PM / OUTSIDE THE CENTRO SOCIAL DO MAR
A Ramona pequena tells and sings the story of when Ramona travels back in a time machine to her childhood, in the year 1967 in Courel. In the past, when she was only six years old, Ramona starts reading Jules Verne books and discovers fascinated what the moon is. Through rock songs and with the help of characters like teacher Lupe or her friend Nora, Ramona will learn more and more about the moon that interests her so much.
Pakolas has been singing, playing and composing for children for more than 16 years. He was part of bands such as Mamá Cabra and A Gramola Gominola. His solo career began in 2015 and he has already published three CD-books: Pakolas, Ramona Órbita, a dona do tempo and A Ramona pequena vai á lúa.
SATURDAY 9TH AT 10:30 AM / MULTIPURPOSE ROOM
MASTER CLASS: THE EVERYDAY, ENVIRONMENT AND ARTIFICE WITH NIEVES FEBRER
SATURDAY 9TH AT 10:30 AM / MULTIPURPOSE ROOM
Nieves Febrer is a researcher, teacher and music photographer. With a PhD in Audiovisual Communication from the University of Valladolid, in 2008 she published the book Entorno y Artificio. Imágenes de lo cotidiano, in which she deals with the representation of everyday life in contemporary art in recent decades. At the conference, Febrer will focus on the concept of the everyday and its visual construction based on works by various artists and filmmakers.
SÁBADO 9TH AT 12:30 AM / MULTIPURPOSE ROOM
CONVERSATION: THE AESTHETICS OF SENSITIVE CINEMA, REALISM AND EVERYDAY LIFE IN FILM. ANDREA MORÁN AND DANIELA URZOLA
SÁBADO 9TH AT 12:30 AM / MULTIPURPOSE ROOM
A meeting in which these two professionals will address everyday life in film through the work of different authors. Selecting creators and creators who are references in sensitive cinema, they will explore how they express these themes and aspects in their audiovisual works.
Andrea Morán, film critic and journalist, is a member of the editorial board of Caimán Cuadernos de Cine. She contributes to programmes such as Historia de Nuestro Cine and directs the podcast La Mirada Encendida. She directed the short films Espina. Historia de un regalo fallido, Norah and Yo siempre puedo dormir pero hoy no puedo.
Daniela Urzola has a degree in Art History, Law and a Masters in Film Criticism from the ECAM. She is a researcher, teacher and contributor to the magazine Caimán Cuadernos de Cine. She is currently a member of the editorial board of Mutaciones magazine and of Filmadrid’s programming team.
ONLINE ROUND TABLE: THE WORK OF YASUJIRO OZU
SATURDAY 9TH AT 05:00 PM. ONLINE AND MULTIPURPOSE ROOM
THOSE ATTENDING THE SEMINARS WILL BE ABLE TO VIEW THIS ACTIVITY IN THE MULTIPURPOSE ROOM
Three professionals will analyse Ozu’s work as a reference point for sensitive, everyday cinema. This meeting will be moderated by Santos Díaz and will feature the participation of the architect Marta Peris, author of the thesis La casa japonesa a través del cine de Yasujiro Ozu, professor Antonio Santos, specialist in Japanese and Asian cinema and author of the thesis Elogio del silencio: Yasujiro Ozu en los tiempos de estruendo (1903-1963) and Professor Jordi Puigdomènech, researcher and author of works such as Yasujiro Ozu, el tiempo y la nada, among others.
MEETING: 20.000 ESPECIES DE ABEJAS
SATURDAY 9TH AT 07:00 PM / MULTIPURPOSE ROOM
Meeting with Izaskun Urkijo, in charge of the aesthetics of the film 20,000 especies de abejas from the discipline of art direction. Elia Robles, who is also an art director, will lead this meeting in which Izaskun will talk about her role in the aesthetic creation of this film in which the discovery of Cocó’s identity is mixed with the Basque rural environment, focusing on the creation and aesthetic planning of the film.
Izaskun Urkijo, with a degree in Architecture and a diploma in Urban Planning, is the art director of 20,000 especies de abejas. Her filmography includes her work in this discipline in the films Ane and Errementari, as well as the short films El carné and Mother.
Elia Robles Castrillo, graduated in Audiovisual Communication, specialized in Art Direction. She has worked as Art Director in films such as Tratamos demasiado bien a las mujeres (in post-production), As Neves (in post-production), the series A Espía (for RTP and TVG) and the films Malencolía and Ons by Alfonso Zarauza.
SCREENING: 20.000 ESPECIES DE ABEJAS
SATURDAY 9TH AT 9:00 PM / AUDITORIUM
To complete the meeting with Izaskun Urkijo, FICBUEU will be screening the film 20,000 especies de abejas on Saturday. Estibaliz Urresola Solaguren’s first feature film introduces us to eight-year-old Cocó, who does not recognise herself in the eyes of others and is searching for her own identity; her mother Ane, in a professional and sentimental crisis; and her grandmother Lita and aunt Lourdes, a beekeeper. Through this family, Urresola narrates a summer in which Ane returns with her children to her mother’s house, where the relationships between women of different generations mingle with the rural Basque environment.
The film won the Golden Biznaga at the Malaga Film Festival and was nominated for several awards at the Berlin Festival, winning the Silver Bear for Best Leading Actress for Sofía Otero.
SOCIAL AREA PREMIERE
FRIDAY 8TH, 07:00 PM / CENTRO SOCIAL DO MAR
The first day of the International Film Festival of Bueu will start with the premiere of the short film made in the Social Area FICBUEU in the course 2022/2023. Starting the programme of the sixteenth edition, the event will begin at 07:00 PM with a concert by the rock band Chungo Pastel. Outside the Centro Social do Mar we will be able to listen to both covers and their own songs by this band from Vigo.
At 08:30 PM the event will continue inside the Centro Social do Mar, where the short film made in the workshop throughout the course, in collaboration with the organisation ITA Berducido, will be presented. The film is entitled A tía Ni e o seu mercado, and its creators will be present at the premiere.
Continuing with the initiative of last year’s edition, FICBUEU2023 will broadcast some of the contents for the general public and others aimed exclusively at professionals via Twitch. It will be possible to stream the entire programme of the II Cinema Seminars except for the screening, which includes the masterclass, the conversation, the online round table and the meeting, as well as the talks with filmmakers, the presentation of the FICBUEU Monograph #4, the awards ceremony and the Galician Schools Ceremony.
In addition, there will be content designed specifically for the web, both in the form of interviews for social networks and in streaming, in which festival guests will participate.