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The FICBUEU closes two weeks of cinema with the awards ceremony of the Galician Schools Gala for the short films of the IES Salvaterra do Miño and the CEIP San Marcos de Abegondo


| The MiniFIC also said goodbye with a film workshop with cartoons, a children’s concert and the screening of “Family Shorts” with a selection of the best international films for all audiences.

BUEU. PONTEVEDRA. 23.09.2023. The BUEU International Film Festival, FICBUEU, says goodbye today to its 16th edition with the awarding of the Galician Schools Gala, held in the Auditorium of the Centro Social do Mar de Bueu, to the best short films made in educational centers of the community. It was the end of two weeks of programming designed to show all types of audiences the new trends in film creation and the latest developments in short-form auteur cinema.

In the Secondary Education category, the winning film was Non estás soa. Non cales. Non te peches. Non es a culpábel, made by first-year high school students from IES Salvaterra do Miño. The short, made as an advertisement, addresses a current topic: mental health in adolescence. This short competed with three other finalists of the contest: Mundo ao revés, by CPI Alcalde Xosé Pichel, from Coristanco (A Coruña), and O conto da muller lamprea and O vello máis o río both presented by the IES As Barxas, from Moaña. 


Da Vinci and Mona Lisa travel to the future

O roubo da Mona Lisa was chosen as best short film in the Special, Early Childhood and Primary Education section. The story created by the sixth-grade boys and girls of the CEIP Plurilingüe San Marcos, in Abegondo (A Coruña) -Leonardo da Vinci and Gioconda are going through economic difficulties and decide to travel to the future to recover the famous painting when they discover that it has disappeared from the museum – conquered the jury. His decision was not easy. Among the finalist pieces were also A princesa do Caurel, from CEIP Canicouva, Vigo; Goza co teu Samaín, from the CEIP Plurilingue San Clemente de César, from Caldas de Reis; Mario o Teixugho, from the CEIP Plurilingue do Carballal, from Vigo; and O cascabel da gata, from the CEIP Plurilingue Feliciano Barrera, from Ponteareas.

During the gala all the selected works could be seen. In the afternoon, a film workshop was held to build a giant zoetrope with which the girls brought the drawn images to life, followed by the rock concert by Pakolas A Ramona Pequena, a musical journey to reach the moon. The last MiniFIC activity at the Festival was the “Family Shorts” section, where a selection of the best international animated short films was screened for all audiences. Eight films from Iran, Germany, the Netherlands, Austria, the Czech Republic and Spain were screened.

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