Tag Archives: films

A film city

21 June, 2013 | Networking, Unknown City
15.El perfum_pag145_Copyright Barcelona-Catalunya Film Commission

Barcelona is an attractive city. And it has been for a long time. Miguel de Cervantes had Don Quijote drop by the city and describe it as “a font of courtesy, a shelter for foreigners, a hospice for the poor, a homeland for the brave, an avenger for the aggrieved and a delightful correspondence of firm friendships, and unique in its position and beauty”. What’s more, it’s the only city … Read more…

A City in Film

6 September, 2011 | Unknown City
Vicky, Cristina, Barcelona

We are fortunate enough to be living in a city that many visitors consider “beautiful” and “charming”. The same thought must have passed through the minds of a number of directors of photography from the world of film who have given the green light for hours of footage to be filmed in the city, bringing the capital of Catalonia to the big screen. Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2007), by Woody Allen, … Read more…

DocsBarcelona, a documentary festival, is here

1 February, 2011 | News

Can you imagine how many documentaries have passed by unnoticed, without ever finding distributors to reach the public through? Documentaries never shown at cinemas but which, as luck would have it, are shown, unadvertised, on a few TV channels. But it’s not always like that. Occasionally a few do make it to the big screen of commercial cinema, though these are, frankly, a minority. To offer an outlet to a … Read more…