2022 Call for Entries

Just made a film? We accept features and shorts, fiction and nonfiction, from Spain and worldwide

Late entries deadline: 8 July

2022 Cinema Pendent Call for Projects

This is your chance to take part in our development activities for film and audiovisual projects

Call for projects now closed

L'Alternativa on Filmin

A selection of films from past editions at your fingertips on our channel


2021 Prizewinners

Find out who won what

Winning films

Photos from 2021

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This year the Barcelona Independent Film Festival, l'Alternativa, reaches its 29th edition.

For nearly three decades we've been offering filmgoers and professionals a unique opportunity to discover and enjoy screenings and activities that value creative freedom, diversity, innovation, commitment and thought-provoking reflection.

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