SPANISH FILM CLUB (SFC) offers grants to organize Latin American
and Spanish film festivals at university campuses worldwide. Enrich
your students’ experience in-person or via our exclusive virtual
DEADLINE: April 12, 2021. APPLY NOW
The new roster includes for the 2021-2022 academic year includes two
modern classics and 5 Academy Awards® submissions and
nominations! Take a look at the complete film catalog
HOW IT WORKS
• Grants cover up to 50% of the festival costs
• Virtual and/or in-person festivals
• Universities screen 5 films or more in 8 weeks
• Two grant deadlines: April 12 and October 15, 2021
• More than 80 Award-winning titles from +25 countries. NEW!
• Virtual Q&As with filmmakers and scholars.
• Study Guides available
• 220+ universities participating so far!
NERVOUS ABOUT VIRTUAL FILM FESTIVALS?
Try it out before applying! Watch one of our
favorite films, NEITHER HERO NOR TRAITOR (Nicolás Savignone,
2019) using our platform and live the festival experience at
home. REGISTER HERE:
NEW FILMS ADDED FOR 2021-2022 SEASON
BRAZIL’S SUBMISSION TO THE ACADEMY AWARDS®
A heart-thumping political allegory, a perfect blend of blistering
social commentary and illicit genre-flick thrills.
Read more: https://pragda.com/film/bacurau/
ARGENTINA’S SUBMISSION TO THE ACADEMY AWARDS®
A chaotic look at the struggles of adolescence and a deliciously
observed, tightly focused drama about a family falling apart over a
New Year's vacation.
Read more: https://pragda.com/film/the-sleepwalkers
An absorbing coming-of-age story about migrant life through the prism
of its most innocent figures: children.
Read more: https://pragda.com/film/los-lobos/
ACADEMY AWARDS® SHORTLISTED, BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE.
An exhilarating portrait of a working-class family and a frightening
ride through Mexico's broken healthcare system that risks the lives
of both patients and providers.
Read more: https://pragda.com/film/midnight-family/
A celebration of rebellious youth that offers the potential for future
generations to rethink outdated perspectives of gender, sexuality,
and differences as a whole.
Read more: https://pragda.com/film/alice-junior/
In this penetrating, mournful portrait of sexual identity, Jayro
Bustamante (Ixcanul, La Llorona) shifts his focus from rural
Guatemala to the city, to explore a devoutly religious family man
torn apart by the revelation of his love for another man.
Read more: https://pragda.com/film/tremors
THIS IS CRISTINA
A Chilean generational comedy produced by Salma Hayek and directed by
the multitalented Gonzalo Maza, screenwriter of A Fantastic
Woman and Gloria
Read more: https://pragda.com/film/this-is-cristina/
ON THIS SIDE OF THE WORLD
A deep and global look at migrations, borders, and the most
insurmountable walls erected by mankind, directed by David Trueba
Read more: https://pragda.com/film/on-this-side-of-the-world
MY NAME IS GENNET
Based on a true story, this poignant and inspirational film follows
the life of Gennet Corcuer, from her childhood in extreme poverty in
Ethiopia to her achievement as the first Deaf-blind woman to obtain a
university degree in Europe.
Read more: https://pragda.com/film/my-name-is-gennet/
Y TU MAMA TAMBIEN
MODERN CLASSICS COLLECTION
ACADEMY AWARDS® BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY NOMINEE
One of the iconic films that marked the birth of the so-called New
Mexican Cinema, having a significant impact in the careers of its
director, Alfonso Cuarón, and its young cast, Gael García Bernal,
Diego Luna, and Maribel Verdú.
Read more: https://pragda.com/film/and-your-mother-too
MODERN CLASSICS COLLECTION
CHILE’S SUBMISSION TO THE ACADEMY AWARDS®
A political and emotionally charge story, experienced by two
11-year-old boys coming from oposite ends of the social spectrum.
Read more: https://pragda.com/film/machuca/
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