2021 Call for Entries

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

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El año del descubrimiento lives on

Another chance to catch this compelling documentary that's winning plaudits from all quarters

At Zumzeig in March

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L'Alternativa 2021: Onsite + Online

This year the Barcelona Independent Film Festival, l'Alternativa, reaches its 28th 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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