Stop Filming Us

To mark the 50th anniversary of Médecins Sans Frontières

Screening and Debate

Official Sections 2021

Spanish Films, International Feature Films and International Short Films in competition

All this year's official films

And then there were three...

Oskar Alegria and Manuel Muñoz Rivas and Carla Simón

All three satellites now in orbit

Carla Simón Masterclass

Lucky Mistakes

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Stop-Motion Workshop for Kids

Calling all stop-motion fans! Learn all about this fun technique and try out some of your ideas with Kati Egely

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Oskar Alegria Seminar

Acclaimed Basque filmmaker to give a two-day seminar on working without a blueprint

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Manuel Muñoz Rivas Masterclass

The unconscious urge to film and the conscious task of teasing out the film when editing

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Professional Accreditation

Do you work in the film industry or other screen sector? Apply to attend the festival as an accredited professional

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Espot 2021

Blooming life

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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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