Seminar: Art on Film. Film on Art

Guillermo G. Peydró explores a century of strategies for capturing art on film

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Hall Calls for Short Shorts

Make a short short film on any kind of art and artists

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Call for the VII Pitching Forum

Receive coaching for content development and take part in a collective pitching workshop

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Call for Acció Curts

Don't miss this opportunity for women filmmakers to present their ideas for short films

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2020 Call for Entries

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


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


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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VoD @ L’Alternativa

VoD @ L’Alternativa

L’Alternativa no para. Seguimos (tele) trabajando y esperemos poderte ver nuevamente en persona para celebrar la 27.ª edición del festival (16-29 Nov. 2020). Te traemos una serie de propuestas –...

L'Alternativa 2020 - Esponsors