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The I Cinema Seminars brought the experiences of different film professionals to Bueu

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The I Cinema Seminars brought the experiences of different film professionals to Bueu

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This first edition was focused on the treatment of time in the cinema.

The Bueu International Film Festival launched in the 15th edition of this 2022 the new project of the Cinema Seminars, a space for reflection and thought on the art of cinema that brought together in Bueu several professionals from the sector (filmmakers, editors, critics or essayists) in a program centered, on this occasion, on temporality and the role it plays within the cinematographic language.

Under the name ‘I Cinema Seminars: sculpting time‘, a series of activities were carried out that made the audience and all those who followed the event via streaming through the FICBUEU Channel enjoy a special day to the passionate about cinema.

In this way, the person in charge of inaugurating the space was the researcher, essayist and filmmaker José Manuel Mouriño, who is also the representative and coordinator in the Iberian Peninsula and in Latin America of the Andréi Tarkovski International Institute. Mouriño gave a master class on the treatment of time in the work of the Russian filmmaker, considered one of the masters in this aspect within the seventh art.

The morning session closed with a conversation between the film critics of Caimán – Cuadernos de Cine Andrea Morán and Daniela Urzola about different works and filmmakers, analyzing a wide variety of outstanding temporary resources throughout the history of cinema.

During the afternoon, an online round table was held on the rhythm and temporal realities that montage makes possible, moderated by Diana Ramahí. The Chilean director, producer and teacher Carolina Astudillo, the editor Ana Pfaff and the Galician filmmaker and editor Diana Toucedo participated. In the conversation they talked about the usual challenges when working on this aspect.

The penultimate activity featured one of today’s most relevant Galician filmmakers, Oliver Laxe, who participated in a meeting with the journalist Ángel Suanzes. In the talk, Suanzes made Laxe travel through his entire filmography, paying special attention to the evolution of the way in which the director worked this aspect of cinematographic language in each film.

Finally, for the closing of the I FICBUEU Cinema Seminars, the work ‘Zerkalo‘ by Andréi Tarkovski was screened, considered by critics to be one of the most representative pieces by the Russian filmmaker. In fact, the essay ‘Sculpting in time‘ by Tarkovsky is the one that inspired the name of this first edition of a new format that promises even more cinema in the following years.

  • The I Cinema Seminars brought the experiences of different film professionals to Bueu

    This first edition was focused on the treatment of time in the cinema. The Bueu International Film Festival launched in the 15th edition of this 2022 the new project of the Cinema Seminars, a space for reflection and thought on the art of cinema that brought together in Bueu several professionals from the sector (filmmakers, […]

    05/10/2022
  • The list of winners of the FICBUEU 2022 is completed after the celebration of the Galician Schools Ceremony

    The prizes in the Special Education, Infant and Primary and Secondary Sections complete the selection of winning shorts. After the celebration of the Galician Schools Ceremony 2022 of the Bueu International Film Festival, the winners of the 15th edition were completed, with the announcement of the winning short films in the Sections of Special, Early […]

    24/09/2022
  • Listen to the Espazo Negativo podcast about FICBUEU 2022

    Ariadna Cordal and Dani Cornes talk about the short films of the Official and Galicia R Sections of the 15th edition of the FICBUEU One of the parallel activities of the 15th edition of the Bueu International Film Festival was the recording of the podcast Espazo Negativo, by Ariadna Cordal and Dani Cornes, who dedicate […]

    18/09/2022
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The list of winners of the FICBUEU 2022 is completed after the celebration of the Galician Schools Ceremony

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The prizes in the Special Education, Infant and Primary and Secondary Sections complete the selection of winning shorts.

After the celebration of the Galician Schools Ceremony 2022 of the Bueu International Film Festival, the winners of the 15th edition were completed, with the announcement of the winning short films in the Sections of Special, Early Childhood and Primary Education and Secondary Education.

On Monday, the award-winning pieces were announced in the Image and Sound Schools and Galician Faculties section, with ‘Algas Negras‘, from the students of the IES Audiovisual de Vigo winning the €250 prize in audiovisual training and the corresponding trophy, and in the  International Schools section, with ‘Yi-Yi‘ by Giselle Lin from Lasalle College of Arts obtaining the finalist diploma in a close dispute with ‘The fall of Ibis King‘ by Mikai Geronimo and Josh O’Caoimh, who got a Special Mention in the category.

The seventh celebration of the award ceremony for youth, which had the support of Kalandraka and the Fundación Novas, was led by Bea Campos and took place on Friday 23rd at 11:30 a.m., with the presence of the finalist schools . These were the CEIP Plurilingüe San Marcos (Abegondo), the CEIP Do Hío (Cangas), the CEIP Do Carballal (Marín), the CEIP Plurilingüe A Pedra (Bueu) and the CRA Amencer (San Paio) in Special, Early Childhood and Primary Education, and the IES As Barxas (Moaña), the IES Praia Barraña (Boiro), the CPI Eusebio Lorenzo Baleirón (Dodro), the IES Terra de Trasancos (Narón) and the CPI Alcalde Xosé Pichel (Coristanco) in Secondary Education.

On this occasion, the act included the screenings of all the finalist short films in each category and, finally, the diplomas were delivered to the participating schools and the awards to the winning pieces. These were, as resolved by the Schools Jury, ‘Que van dicir de nós‘ by the CPI Alcalde Xosé Pichel in Secondary Education and ‘Carolina e o corvo de ás brancas‘ by the CEIP do Hío in Special, Early Childhood and Primary Education, both awards composed for €150 in audiovisual material and an award.

Several activities closed the MiniFIC in the evening session

The Minific program continued in the afternoon with various activities for the enjoyment of all audiences. At 4:00 p.m. in the Sala Multiusos, a storyboard workshop was held by Gáidil Bueu, in which the attendees were able to transform a short story into images, discovering the storyboard as a tool when planning creation of a film.

At 5:00 p.m. outside the Centro Social do Mar the youth were able to enjoy the Consertasso na Horta by the musician Brais das Hortas, organized thanks to the support of the Pontevedra Provincial Council – Pontegal. In the concert, the charismatic artist played various characters flowing in different musical styles and showing a portrait of today’s society from a humorous perspective. At the event, it was also possible to participate in a Kombucha tasting by Meraki Ferments. To end the day, the screening session of the Family Short Film Section was held at 6:30 p.m., in which up to eight international short films were screened for family audiences.

  • The I Cinema Seminars brought the experiences of different film professionals to Bueu

    This first edition was focused on the treatment of time in the cinema. The Bueu International Film Festival launched in the 15th edition of this 2022 the new project of the Cinema Seminars, a space for reflection and thought on the art of cinema that brought together in Bueu several professionals from the sector (filmmakers, […]

    05/10/2022
  • The list of winners of the FICBUEU 2022 is completed after the celebration of the Galician Schools Ceremony

    The prizes in the Special Education, Infant and Primary and Secondary Sections complete the selection of winning shorts. After the celebration of the Galician Schools Ceremony 2022 of the Bueu International Film Festival, the winners of the 15th edition were completed, with the announcement of the winning short films in the Sections of Special, Early […]

    24/09/2022
  • Listen to the Espazo Negativo podcast about FICBUEU 2022

    Ariadna Cordal and Dani Cornes talk about the short films of the Official and Galicia R Sections of the 15th edition of the FICBUEU One of the parallel activities of the 15th edition of the Bueu International Film Festival was the recording of the podcast Espazo Negativo, by Ariadna Cordal and Dani Cornes, who dedicate […]

    18/09/2022
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Listen to the Espazo Negativo podcast about FICBUEU 2022

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Ariadna Cordal and Dani Cornes talk about the short films of the Official and Galicia R Sections of the 15th edition of the FICBUEU

One of the parallel activities of the 15th edition of the Bueu International Film Festival was the recording of the podcast Espazo Negativo, by Ariadna Cordal and Dani Cornes, who dedicate two chapters to this year’s short film program.

In this space that covers cultural, artistic or political issues from a casual tone, we find interesting conversations that delve into the most diverse disciplines.

As they did in past editions of the FICBUEU, in the first of the programs Ariadna and Dani analyzed up to nine of the films participating in the Official Section of the festival this 2022. It was an intense talk in which they even cried with emotion when they reflected on the themes of the short films. You can listen to the full episode here:

On the other hand, in the second episode they commented on the different Galician works presented at the contest. You can listen to the talk here:

The podcast is available on all Espazo Negativo channels, including Ivoox, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Anchor and other audio platforms. If you want to listen to the episode of last year’s edition you can do it here:

  • The I Cinema Seminars brought the experiences of different film professionals to Bueu

    This first edition was focused on the treatment of time in the cinema. The Bueu International Film Festival launched in the 15th edition of this 2022 the new project of the Cinema Seminars, a space for reflection and thought on the art of cinema that brought together in Bueu several professionals from the sector (filmmakers, […]

    05/10/2022
  • The list of winners of the FICBUEU 2022 is completed after the celebration of the Galician Schools Ceremony

    The prizes in the Special Education, Infant and Primary and Secondary Sections complete the selection of winning shorts. After the celebration of the Galician Schools Ceremony 2022 of the Bueu International Film Festival, the winners of the 15th edition were completed, with the announcement of the winning short films in the Sections of Special, Early […]

    24/09/2022
  • Listen to the Espazo Negativo podcast about FICBUEU 2022

    Ariadna Cordal and Dani Cornes talk about the short films of the Official and Galicia R Sections of the 15th edition of the FICBUEU One of the parallel activities of the 15th edition of the Bueu International Film Festival was the recording of the podcast Espazo Negativo, by Ariadna Cordal and Dani Cornes, who dedicate […]

    18/09/2022
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The French short film ‘L’enfant salamandre’ wins the First Prize for Best Short Film at the closing ceremony of the 15th edition of FICBUEU

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Five other awards were given, in addition to the Galician Cinema Award to Miguel de Lira.

The French short film ‘L’enfant salamandre‘ by Théo Degen was chosen as the winner of the Official Section at the 15th edition of the Bueu International Film Festival, taking the First Prize and an economic amount of 2,000 euros. The Vice Mayor of Bueu Council, Julio Villanueva, was in charge of delivering the award after the announcement made by Luis E. Parés on behalf of the Official Jury. The short tells the story of Florian, a 15-year-old boy who thinks he can communicate with the dead through fire, which makes his neighbors think he’s a freak. One day, by force of being called a monster, he ends up becoming one.

The Second Prize and an amount of 1,000 euros went to the Romanian short film ‘Interfon 15‘ by Andrei Epure, with the award being presented by the Deputy for Tourism and Youth of the Pontevedra Provincial Council, Ana Laura Iglesias. Luis E. Parés, again representing the Official Jury, was in charge of announcing the name of the winning work. ‘Interfon 15’ is about several people who discover an unconscious woman lying in front of her block. Although the woman lives on the third floor, no one knows her name, which leads them to reflect on the life of her neighbor and their own.

María Ruíz-Falcó and Nerea Lores, representing the FICBUEU, were in charge of introducing the Audience Award, which on this occasion went to Dutch production ‘Vlekkeloos‘ by Emma Branderhorst. On the other hand, the Galicia R award for the best Galician work was communicated by Pepe Coira, member of the National Jury, who gave way to the director of the R company, Alfredo Ramos, in charge of making the delivery. In this edition there were two winning pieces ex aequo, ‘Rompente‘ by Eloy Domínguez Serén and ‘El sembrador de estrellas‘ by Lois Patiño. The two recognitions, both that of the Public and the Galicia R, have an economic endowment of 500 euros.

Pepe Coira was also the member of the jury that revealed and gave the award for Best Spanish Short Film of this edition, with a reward of 500 euros, which went to ‘Alopècia Androgènica‘ by Salvador Sunyer, with a Special Mention for ‘Harta‘ by Júlia de Paz. Helena Girón, as part of the Discoveries Jury, was the one who revealed the name of the winning film in the same category, awarded to Stéphanie Lagarde for ‘Minimal sway while starting my way up’ and which received the same financial amount as in the cases previous. In this category there were also two Special Mentions for ‘Anxious Body‘ by Yoriko Mizushiri and ‘Train Again‘ by Peter Tscherkassky.

To finish, the 2022 Galician Cinema Award was also presented at the event to Miguel de Lira, who will reflect on the contest and his own career in an interview with the journalist Gaspar Broullón that can be seen through the FICBUEU Channel.

  • The I Cinema Seminars brought the experiences of different film professionals to Bueu

    This first edition was focused on the treatment of time in the cinema. The Bueu International Film Festival launched in the 15th edition of this 2022 the new project of the Cinema Seminars, a space for reflection and thought on the art of cinema that brought together in Bueu several professionals from the sector (filmmakers, […]

    05/10/2022
  • The list of winners of the FICBUEU 2022 is completed after the celebration of the Galician Schools Ceremony

    The prizes in the Special Education, Infant and Primary and Secondary Sections complete the selection of winning shorts. After the celebration of the Galician Schools Ceremony 2022 of the Bueu International Film Festival, the winners of the 15th edition were completed, with the announcement of the winning short films in the Sections of Special, Early […]

    24/09/2022
  • Listen to the Espazo Negativo podcast about FICBUEU 2022

    Ariadna Cordal and Dani Cornes talk about the short films of the Official and Galicia R Sections of the 15th edition of the FICBUEU One of the parallel activities of the 15th edition of the Bueu International Film Festival was the recording of the podcast Espazo Negativo, by Ariadna Cordal and Dani Cornes, who dedicate […]

    18/09/2022
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The short films made in the Social Area and the presentation of the program inaugurate the FICBUEU 2022

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The films made with the associations Érguete and Juan XXIII were the protagonists of the first day

The 15th Bueu International Film Festival began today, Sunday, with an opening ceremony in which the short films made in the workshops carried out in the FICBUEU Social Area throughout the past 2021/2022 academic year were premiered. The presentation of the schedule of activities for this edition completed the opening day of FICBUEU 2022, which will last until the next day 24.

The opening of the festival took place at 7:00 p.m. at the Centro Social do Mar, the main venue of the event, and was attended by representatives of the different collaborating associations and the rest of the institutions that support and sponsor this edition. From the direction of the festival, they wanted to highlight this inaugural act for being “one of the most beautiful days to be able to present all the work done with these associations during the year”.

Two pieces were screened, A fin do osíxeno, made with the Asociación Juan XXIII of Cangas and which had the support of the Pontevedra Provincial Council, and Sabía que vendrías, recorded with the users of Érguete Vigo thanks to the support of the Obra Social LaCaixa. The creators of the shorts were present at the premiere.

The participants and the Juan XXIII team affirmed that they loved “participating in the project because it taught us a lot about commitment and perseverance, as well as teaching what people with disabilities are capable of doing with work and effort”, while for part of Érguete highlighted that “all the work is done by them, the center tries to encourage this type of initiative but the process and the idea is their thing”.

The first of the works, in which members of the Cangas occupational center for people with intellectual disabilities participated, is a fiction that tells the story of a couple of journalists who discover that two scientists are experimenting to end the planet’s oxygen, so they will have to do everything possible to avoid it.

In the second short film, in which Érguete users belonging to the ‘Treatment support housing‘ program were involved, another fictional story is told starring a woman who returns to her hometown after a long period away, showing the sensations that people have who struggle to integrate into society.

After the premiere of the films, the FICBUEU 2022 program was presented, giving way to the screenings and activities that will take place from Monday 12 to Saturday 24.

Sections, talks, concerts and more activities

On the second day the first projection sessions will begin. From Monday 12 to Thursday 15, the Retrospective Section will be held at 5:00 p.m., with a double shift of the Official Section at 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. and, in between, the talks at 8:30 p.m. On Friday the 16th at 5:00 p.m., the Discoveries Section will take place, maintaining the double session of the Official Section and the talks at the same time as on the previous days.

Saturday the 17th will begin with the presentation of the FICBUEU MONOGRAPH#3 at 11 a.m. and the direct show of Carne Cruda at 12 p.m., while in the afternoon we will have the Spain Section at 5 p.m. and Galicia R at 7 p.m., with their talks scheduled for 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. respectively. The first week will end with the awards ceremony at 9:15 p.m. and with the closing concert, by the artist Tulsa, at 10:30 p.m. in Plaza Massó with free admission.

Second week: MiniFIC and Cinema Seminars

The second week will be dedicated to programming for youth with the MiniFIC,, which will begin on Monday 19 with screenings of the International Schools Section at 11 a.m. and the Image and Sound Schools and Galician Faculties Section at 1 p.m., to then end with the awards ceremony at 1:30 p.m. From Tuesday 20 to Thursday 22 there will be screenings of the Kid, Children and Junior Sections, closed to schools.

On Friday the 23rd, the day dedicated to children, youth and families will begin with the Galician Schools Gala at 11:30 a.m., the storyboard workshop with Gáidil at 4 p.m., the Consertasso na horta with Brais das Hortas at 5 p.m. and the projection of the Short Film Family Section, scheduled for 6:30 p.m.

To finish, on Saturday the 24th the I Cinema Seminars will be held, with an extensive program that includes a master class on Andrei Tarkovski with José Manuel Mouriño at 11:00 a.m. and a conversation between film critics Andrea Morán and Daniela Urzola at 12:30 p.m. for the morning shift.

The afternoon session will begin with an online round table moderated by the teacher Diana Ramahí in which the filmmakers and editors Diana Toucedo, Ana Pfaff and Carolina Astudillo will participate at 5:00 p.m., to later have a meeting with Oliver Laxe led by the journalist Ángel Suanzes at 7:00 p.m. and the screening of Zerkalo by Andrei Tarkovski (1975) at 9:00 p.m.

On the other hand, parallel to the festival there will also be activities such as the recording of the Espazo Negativo podcast with Ariadna Cordal and Dani Cornes, the VII 5 Stars Tapas Route, organized in collaboration with the Bueu City Council and the Association of Bueu Hospitality Companies, or the V Short Film Market at the Musseo Massó.

Tickets for the different sections of the festival can be purchased at our online store or at the Centro Social del Mar box office one hour before each activity.

  • The I Cinema Seminars brought the experiences of different film professionals to Bueu

    This first edition was focused on the treatment of time in the cinema. The Bueu International Film Festival launched in the 15th edition of this 2022 the new project of the Cinema Seminars, a space for reflection and thought on the art of cinema that brought together in Bueu several professionals from the sector (filmmakers, […]

    05/10/2022
  • The list of winners of the FICBUEU 2022 is completed after the celebration of the Galician Schools Ceremony

    The prizes in the Special Education, Infant and Primary and Secondary Sections complete the selection of winning shorts. After the celebration of the Galician Schools Ceremony 2022 of the Bueu International Film Festival, the winners of the 15th edition were completed, with the announcement of the winning short films in the Sections of Special, Early […]

    24/09/2022
  • Listen to the Espazo Negativo podcast about FICBUEU 2022

    Ariadna Cordal and Dani Cornes talk about the short films of the Official and Galicia R Sections of the 15th edition of the FICBUEU One of the parallel activities of the 15th edition of the Bueu International Film Festival was the recording of the podcast Espazo Negativo, by Ariadna Cordal and Dani Cornes, who dedicate […]

    18/09/2022
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Manuel Pena: “The FICBUEU will offer greater enjoyment for the public with less daily load”

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The organization and the collaborating entities presented the program that will take place from September 11 to 24.

The 15th Bueu International Film Festival will offer an extensive program with the screening of more than a hundred short films and the launch of various activities between the September 11 to 24, returning to the usual rhythm after two years marked by pandemic restrictions.

This was stated today at the press conference for the presentation of this 2022 edition, in which, in addition to the organization, various institutions such as the Bueu City Council, the Galician Agency for Cultural Industries of the Xunta de Galicia – AGADIC or the Pontevedra Provincial Council, entities that support the festival together with the ICAA of the Ministry of Culture.

At the event, which could be followed via streaming on the Pontevedra Provincial Council channels as part of the Rías Baixas Film Fest proposal, those present highlighted the importance of restoring normality to cultural events and the influx of the public to them.

The director of the festival, Manuel Pena, wanted to highlight the importance of recovering the full capacity in a special year full of novelties, in which the festival’s program passes to two weeks to give space and time to the different activities, seeking, as he commented, “a greater enjoyment by the public with a lower daily load, without this affecting the programming”.

In this way, the FICBUEU 2022 will be structured in three blocks, with a first week dedicated to short films and a second in which the MiniFIC and the I Cinema Seminars will be held, standing out as one of the main innovations of this edition. About the conference, Pena explained that “these will not be oriented to short films, because they will be oriented to the cinema in general”, seeking to “give greater depth to the analysis and reflection on the art of cinema”.

After him, the director of AGADIC, Jacobo Sutil, took the floor, representing the Xunta de Galicia, who highlighted “the importance of this type of festival, which positions the Galician audiovisual sector at a very favorable time”. The regional representative also took the opportunity to congratulate the FICBUEU for “taking so much care of the programming and thinking about the public” by extending its duration, giving the attendees the opportunity to take advantage of their visit to the town of Bueu.

In keeping with the foregoing, the President of the Pontevedra Provincial Council, Carmela Silva, praised Bueu, defining it as “a beautiful place in which culture is committed”, opining that “it is another of the charms that it has for offer the FICBUEU”. The provincial president also congratulated the organization for the “clear commitment to cinema, to short films and for bringing this programming to neighbors.” Finally, Silva also highlighted “all the work behind it to comply with the requirement of the two-week duration of the project”.

To conclude, the mayor of Bueu, Félix Juncal, took the floor, accompanied by the councilor for culture, Xosé Leal. The local authority took the opportunity to reflect on the opportunities offered by the town, while stressing that the FICBUEU “is one of those projects that allows us to share and live an experience to enjoy”.

The complete program of the FICBUEU can be consulted here. Within it, the activities and projections have different types of entry (free, with cost, invitation, subscriptions, etc.), which can be purchased through the store section of the website or at the box office from September 5th.

  • The I Cinema Seminars brought the experiences of different film professionals to Bueu

    This first edition was focused on the treatment of time in the cinema. The Bueu International Film Festival launched in the 15th edition of this 2022 the new project of the Cinema Seminars, a space for reflection and thought on the art of cinema that brought together in Bueu several professionals from the sector (filmmakers, […]

    05/10/2022
  • The list of winners of the FICBUEU 2022 is completed after the celebration of the Galician Schools Ceremony

    The prizes in the Special Education, Infant and Primary and Secondary Sections complete the selection of winning shorts. After the celebration of the Galician Schools Ceremony 2022 of the Bueu International Film Festival, the winners of the 15th edition were completed, with the announcement of the winning short films in the Sections of Special, Early […]

    24/09/2022
  • Listen to the Espazo Negativo podcast about FICBUEU 2022

    Ariadna Cordal and Dani Cornes talk about the short films of the Official and Galicia R Sections of the 15th edition of the FICBUEU One of the parallel activities of the 15th edition of the Bueu International Film Festival was the recording of the podcast Espazo Negativo, by Ariadna Cordal and Dani Cornes, who dedicate […]

    18/09/2022
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The short films of the Instituto de Investigaciones y Experiencias Cinematográficas and the Escuela Oficial de Cinematografía star in FICBUEU MONOGRAPH #3

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The new monograph analyzes the works made in Spanish film schools, on which the Retrospective Section of this 2022 is also based

The Bueu International Film Festival inaugurated the Retrospective Section in 2019, a section dedicated to the most important milestones in the history of short-form cinema through their works. As a result of all the documentation work put in place to create this category, the FICBUEU Monographs project would be born, which are compilation publications parallel to the content of the section.

In the first year, the influence of the Nouvelle Vague and its importance in the subsequent development of this cinematographic trend was analyzed, while last year the focus was on the largest public production company in the world, the National Film Board of Canada, with the participation of Marc Bertrand, one of its producers, at the festival.

In this 15th edition, both the FICBUEU 2022 Retrospective Section and Monograph #3 will focus on Spain, analyzing the pieces made at the Instituto de Investigaciones y Experiencias Cinematográficas and at the Escuela Oficial de Cinematografía between 1947 and 1976, being one of the seeds of current Spanish cinema by giving way to the various filmmakers who reformulated the industry during those years.

Interested parties will be able to attend the screenings of the Retrospective Section free of charge from Monday 12 to Thursday 15 at 5:00 p.m., previously withdrawing the invitation at the box office. With the ticket for these sessions, a copy of the FICBUEU Monograph #3 will be given as a gift.

The book, entitled “The role of the Instituto de Investigaciones y Experiencias Cinematográficas and Escuela Oficial de Cinematografía professional practices in the creation of the new spanish cinema (1947-1956)”, will also be presented by its author, Severiano Casalderrey, during this edition of the FICBUEU. It will be on Saturday 17 at 11 am at the Meeting Point.

The work is published in Galician and English and has the support of the General Secretariat for Language Policy of the Xunta de Galicia since the beginning of this project. Currently, the monographs can be found in public libraries and in various institutions and schools related to cinema. In addition, the monographs are also available for purchase in the FICBUEU online store and during the festival in the physical store.

  • The I Cinema Seminars brought the experiences of different film professionals to Bueu

    This first edition was focused on the treatment of time in the cinema. The Bueu International Film Festival launched in the 15th edition of this 2022 the new project of the Cinema Seminars, a space for reflection and thought on the art of cinema that brought together in Bueu several professionals from the sector (filmmakers, […]

    05/10/2022
  • The list of winners of the FICBUEU 2022 is completed after the celebration of the Galician Schools Ceremony

    The prizes in the Special Education, Infant and Primary and Secondary Sections complete the selection of winning shorts. After the celebration of the Galician Schools Ceremony 2022 of the Bueu International Film Festival, the winners of the 15th edition were completed, with the announcement of the winning short films in the Sections of Special, Early […]

    24/09/2022
  • Listen to the Espazo Negativo podcast about FICBUEU 2022

    Ariadna Cordal and Dani Cornes talk about the short films of the Official and Galicia R Sections of the 15th edition of the FICBUEU One of the parallel activities of the 15th edition of the Bueu International Film Festival was the recording of the podcast Espazo Negativo, by Ariadna Cordal and Dani Cornes, who dedicate […]

    18/09/2022
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FICBUEU and the Vigo-Pontevedra Food Bank organize a food collection during the festival

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You can donate during the two weeks that the event will last.

The Bueu International Film Festival and the Vigo-Pontevedra Food Bank announce a new collaboration to carry out a food collection for the 15th edition, which will take place from September 11 to 24.

Different non-perishable products can be donated during the two weeks of the festival at the Centro Social del Mar, the main venue of the event, at the same time as the scheduled activities.

The items that are most often needed are milk, cocoa, cookies, oil and all kinds of preserves, although any donation is welcome. Another class of foods that are very useful in this type of initiative are those that are easy to store, those with a high nutritional density or those that can be consumed without prior preparation, as long as they are healthy.

In this way, and as in past editions, the FICBUEU will try to collaborate in the fight to reduce social inequalities, in line with the values and ideas that identify the organization, continuing and even expanding the work carried out in previous years.

Informative poster extracted from the web midietacojea.com

In 2021, the year this collaboration began, the campaign was carried out only during the screenings of the Panorama Section. On this occasion, the organization extends the collection dates, including visits by schools during the week of the MiniFIC, with the intention of improving and increasing the number of food collected.

The Vigo-Pontevedra Food Bank is one of the 54 organizations that belong to the Spanish Federation of Food Banks (FESBAL), an entity with more than 20 years of experience that aims to fight against hunger, poverty and waste of food through its correct use and distribution, also contributing to improving the environment. Thanks to their work, products are distributed among more than 7,000 charities and more than one million people.

  • The I Cinema Seminars brought the experiences of different film professionals to Bueu

    This first edition was focused on the treatment of time in the cinema. The Bueu International Film Festival launched in the 15th edition of this 2022 the new project of the Cinema Seminars, a space for reflection and thought on the art of cinema that brought together in Bueu several professionals from the sector (filmmakers, […]

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Six short films will compete for the Best Short Film from International Cinema Schools and Faculties at FICBUEU 2022

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It will be the third year in which the festival rewards this category.

The Bueu International Film Festival will award the best short film of the International Schools Section of 2022, in a category established in the programming since its creation in 2020.

Of the thousands of works received by FICBUEU for the Official Section, the festival team had to make a preliminary selection among those from international film schools in order to announce the six finalists for this edition. The final decision was made by the Schools Jury, made up of the writer and editor Olalla González, the pedagogue, teacher and researcher Álvaro Dosil, and the producer, film director and teacher Sergio Clavero, who decided from an outstanding selection of short films from different parts of the world.

Frame of the short film Fruto do vosso ventre

From the Escola Superior de Teatro e Cinema of Portugal Fábio Silva presents Fruto do vosso ventre, which tells the story of a son who discovers his father’s old 8mm tapes and begins to uncover the reality about his parents and their lives.

The second finalist is the Singaporean Yi Yi by Giselle Lin from Lasalle College of Arts, which narrates the life of a mother trapped in the comfort of memory and mourning who has to face her pain when the time comes.

Mikai Geronimo and Josh O’Caoimh sign from Ireland’s National Film School at IADT Fall of the Ibis king, in which the antagonist of a dark opera becomes increasingly unsettled following the unlikely return of the former lead actor.

In Joy by Alexandra Brodski, from the NFTS school in the United Kingdom, we will be able to witness the life of Jacob, a young man in a juvenile detention regime desperate to return to the outside world, a situation that changes when he meets Joy, a 10-year-old girl mysteriously magnetic.

Another of the finalist works is An ostrich told me the world is fake and I think I believe it by the Australian Griffith Film School student Lachlan Pendragon. In this short film, a young telemarketer is confronted by a mysterious talking ostrich and realizes that the universe is a stop motion animation, which leads him to try to spread the discovery of it.

Frame of the short film Joy

The sixth nominee is the Swiss Es muss by Jumana Issa and Flavio Luca Marano, from the Zürcher Hochschule der Künste, who will recount the complicated journey of Silvia, a girl who on the same day loses her role as soloist in her choir, is fired from her job and is fined by the police, sparking her silent resistance.

All the works will be screened during the second week of the festival, in a session that will take place on Monday 19 at 11 a.m. at the Centro Social del Mar, with free admission for all interested parties.

The winning short film of the International Schools Section will be announced on Monday, September 19 at 1:30 p.m., in an awards ceremony open to the public. The winner of the Image and Sound Schools and Faculties of Galicia Section will also be announced at this awards ceremony

It will be the third time that the FICBUEU will distribute this award. The winning works in previous years were the French Avant notre heure, by director and cinematographer Chloé Terren, who continues to work on similar projects, and the Finnish Hiljaisuus by Saara Hakkarainen, a winner at other festivals such as the Tampere Film Festival or the Santorini Film Festival.

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Miguel de Lira will be the Galician Cinema Award of the FICBUEU 2022

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The actor, known for his career in cinema, television and theater, will receive the award and will be interviewed by the journalist and producer Gaspar Broullón.

The actor Miguel de Lira (Miguel Domingo García), who owes his artist name to his origins in the parish of Santa María de Lira, in the municipality of Carnota, will receive the 2022 FICBUEU Galician Cinema Award. An award created with the aim of recognize the trajectory and the work carried out in the Galician audiovisual industry by the actresses and actors of the community, joining winners in previous editions such as Alfonso Agra, Antonio Durán ‘Morris’, Mabel Rivera, Luis Zahera or Melania Cruz.

Her extensive career began during her university years, when she entered the theatrical world, founding in 1986 together with other colleagues the Chévere group, still in force today. In this group, distinguished with the National Theater Award in 2014, he developed as a director, actor and producer. Shortly after, in 1989, he would make the leap to television and cinema, making his debut in the comedy program on TVG Velaí… and in the film Urxa.

From that moment on, he combined performances on television, participating in series such as Mareas Vivas, Pepe o Inglés or Los Hombres de Paco, with others in cinema, acting in Entre bateas, Crebinsky or Eroski Paraíso. Even so, de Lira did not neglect other formats such as theater or short films, with both having an interesting number of works behind him.

Recently, his roles in feature films such as Cuñados by Toño López, Ons by Alfonso Zarazuza, Dhogs by Andrés Goteira or A esmorga by Ignacio Vilar stand out, as well as others in well-known series such as Vivir sin permiso or Matadero.

The more than twenty films in which he participated and innumerable works in other formats earned him up to six nominations for the Mestre Mateo, winning the award for Best Actor a total of three times. In this way, de Lira will increase his record with a Galician Cinema Award that recognizes his prolific career and his contribution and commitment to Galician society and culture.

The actor will participate in this 15th edition of the Bueu International Film Festival in an interesting interview with the journalist and producer Gaspar Broullón, with whom he will review the most notable moments of his career. This conversation will be available online after the festival through the new FICBUEU Channel.

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