2020 Call for Entries

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

CALL FOR ENTRIES NOW OPEN

2020 CALL FOR MENTORING PROJECTS

Working on a film project? We help independent filmmakers create, produce and distribute their work.

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

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2019 Edition

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L'Alternativa 2019
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We champion creative freedom and innovation with an aesthetic flair and an ethical streak

This year the Barcelona Independent Film Festival, l'Alternativa, reaches its 27th edition. For 27 years 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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