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2022 Cinema Pendent Call for Projects

Call for projects now closed after receiving 200 submissions

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L'Alternativa on Filmin

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



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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