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The festival was reborn in 2018 after a six-year hiatus under new festival director Eduardo Guillot. This year's festival opened with Valencian film M'esperas on October 18 and will close with its prize winners on October 28.
This year, the festival gave honorary awards to The Lobster and Dogtooth writer Efthymis Filippou and Blue Is The Warmest Colour director Abdellatif Kechiche. There were also homage sections dedicated to producer Josep Anton Perez Giner and filmmaker Carles Santos.
We'd like to thank Visit Valencia for helping to facilitate our attendance at the festival. You can read more about the city at visitvalencia.com
View Films by Strand:
- Homage to Carles Santos
- Homage to JA Pérez Giner
- Honorary Palm Tree - Abdellatif Kechiche
- Honorary Palm Tree - Efthymis Filippou
- Informative Section
- Official Section
- Palestine: Here And Now
- Polar: French Film Noir
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A woman's summer retreat becomes the scene for a showdown after a gang come looking for a hideout, pursued by the police.
A child rebels against the life imposed upon him.
A man and a woman from two disparate worlds meet at nights just to have sex. However, when they get caught, the extra-marital relationship between an Israeli woman and a Palestinian man causes tensions in the socio-politically divided Jerusalem.
A mechanic steals a stash of marijuana to use as a cure for his dad... only to find himself chased by dealers and hounded by people who think he's a healer.
True story of a reporter who took a seemingly suicidal road trip into the heart of the civil war in Angola in the 70s.
An ex-con makes a plan with his friend to travel from rave to rave selling water and Ketamine from their food truck.
A father and his son come together to deliver wedding invitations.
The story of a man who feels happy only when he is unhappy: addicted to sadness, with such need for pity, that he’s willing to do everything to evoke it from others. This is the life of a man in a world not cruel enough for him.
Four inmates try to tunnel out of a prison.
After a bullion heist, two gangsters face a test of friendship when one of them is kidnapped.
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