This year's celebration of Spanish language cinema is taking place in Manchester over three separate weekends. There will be the usual mix of guests and events in support of the programme. The first weekender runs from March 5-9 with two more to follow in June and the autumn - dates yet to be announced.

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Abandoned by the father of her child, Neneta returns to her home town and takes a job on a construction site.
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A nice cup of tea and a murder Jamie McKeller on The Book Club, legalising murder, serial killers and cake.

Completing the trip Bertrand Tavernier on Jacques Becker, Claude Sautet, Jean-Pierre Melville and his Journey Through French Cinema.

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