Since 1994, the Recent Spanish Cinema Series has been presenting the most outstanding current Spanish films. The Series is a Seventh Art showcase of Spain’s top cinema personalities, who have contributed significantly to putting "Made in Spain" productions in the vanguard of international filmmaking.

Talents like Carmen Maura, Álex de la Iglesia, Paco Leon, Fernando Trueba, Angela Molina, Antonio de la Torre, Paz Vega, Luis Tosar and Eduardo Noriega among others, have attended this event and left their personal stamp on the Recent Spanish Cinema Series. Each year, more long-standing celebrities as well as up-and-coming artists in Spanish cinema are adding their names to the list of participants. They tell us about their experiences in films in the Series at the Q&A sessions for the attending audiences.

The Recent Spanish Cinema Series is an initiative of the Spanish Institute of Cinematography and Audiovisual Arts (ICAA), a branch of the Spanish Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport devoted to preserving, fostering, and promoting the Spanish filmmaking and audiovisual sectors, with the  American Cinematheque, a non-profit cultural organization in the heart of Hollywood dedicated to public presentation of films of yesterday and today beyond the scope of the big, mainstream productions and EGEDA US,  the US- based Iberoamerican Audiovisual Producers’  Association who serves as a link between the US Film industry and those of Spain and Latin America.

Contributing to the revitalization of the City of Hollywood, the American Cinematheque has restored/renovated the historically significant 1922 Egyptian Theatre, home of the first-ever Hollywood film premiere, which is now the American Cinematheque's permanent home, as well as a major Hollywood landmark and state-of-the-art showcase theater.

The American Cinematheque presents daily film and video programming which ranges from the classics of American and international cinema to new independent films and digital work. Exhibition of rare works, special and rare prints, together with international film series which includes RECENT SPANISH CINEMA SERIES among many others

The Recent Spanish Cinema Series is a great annual opportunity in the LA-area, and a unique one for West Coast film fans, to see the USA debut of numerous top Spanish-produced films.


Gobierno de España. Ministerio de Cultura. ICAA American Cinematheque At The Egyptian EGEDA

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