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Spanish films at the Raindance Festival’s 25th Anniversary
20 Sep - 1 Oct|
Vue West End|
Celebrating its 25th year, Raindance Festival will take place in London’s West End from September 20th – October 1st, 2017. Spanish films have been selected to take part, not only in the exciting programming, but also in the Official Competition
A Historia dun Satélite / The Story of a Satelite – Directed by: Sonia Albert-Sobrino & Miriam Albert-Sobrino. Almost 20 years after losing his father to a freak satellite-related accident, Rafael, an undertaker, realizes that his whole life has been orbiting in the wrong direction. With the help of his own “Sancho Panza”, Melito, Rafael will begin a transformational journey that he could never have anticipated.
Que Dios Nos Perdone / May God Save Us – Directed by: Rodrigo Sorogoyen. Madrid, 2011. Hottest August on record. One and a half million pilgrims are awaiting the Pope’s visit and the city is under surveillance by security forces. Several elderly women are brutally raped and murdered. Two inspectors whom nobody wants as partners have to deal with each other. They receive a clear order: solve the case as soon as possible, but keep it quiet. Thursday 21st Sep 15:30 & Friday 29th Sep 17:45
Black Hollow Cage – Directed by: Sadrac González-Perellón. Alice, a thirteen year-old girl, lives with her father in a huge house in the woods, following a car accident in which the girl lost her mother and part of her right arm. Secluded and depressed, the girl forms a strong bond with Beatrice, a female wolfhound whom Alice calls ‘Mom’. One day, Alice finds a mysterious cubic device with the ability to alter the past. Friday 22nd Sep 18:30 & Sunday 24th Sep 15:15 Raindance Film Festival 2017 Nominated
Post Truth Times – Directed by: Héctor Carré. The internet is changing how our society shares information. Why is fake news shared and believed by millions? Director Héctor Carré follows speaks to journalists including Gay Talese, Amy Goodman, Aron Pilhofer, Bill Kovach and Noam Chomsky to find out if independent journalism, and subsequently democracy itself, is in danger. Thursday 21st Sep 13:30 & Monday 25th Sep 17:45
Santa Ana Sunday – Directed by: César Pesquera. Part art-film, part documentary, Santa Ana elucidates the link between evil and the famed Santa Ana winds, extremely dry down-slope winds in Southern California supposedly responsible for a tense, uneasy, wrathful mood among the people of Los Angeles. 24th Sep 13:00 & Sunday 1st Oct 13:30
Riders Of The Well Of Death – Directed by: Erik Morales. A group of daredevil Indian drivers play with gravity, speed and chance as they race their motorbikes around the wooden cylinder daubed ‘the well of death’. Sunday 24th Sep 13:00 & Sunday 1st Oct 13:30
Snatch: Heist Experience – Directed by: Rafael Pavón & Nicolas Alcala. Inspired by a real-life heist in London, Crackle’s new series, Snatch, centers on a group of twenty-something, up-and-coming hustlers who are suddenly thrust into the high-stakes world of organized crime. Friday 29th Sep 10:00 & Saturday 30th Sep 10:00
42 Days – Directed by: Animal Equality. Imagine you’ve just been born, but you have no mother to keep you warm. You are afraid. Just one chick among billions. And your life will only last until you’re big enough to slaughter. This is the stark reality for billions of young chickens around the world. Friday 29th Sep 10:00 & Saturday 30th Sep 10:00
Ray – Directed by: Rafael Pavón. Ray is a VR fairy tale combining 360º stereoscopic video, impressive visual effects and arresting soundtrack. Immerse yourself in Lucy’s room the night when Ray, a nosy beam of light, comes to play on her dreams. Ray is also an interactive experience where Ray is alive, and you can play with him using voice recognition and gestures. Friday 29th Sep 10:00 & Saturday 30th Sep 10:00