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The Viva Spanish film festival comes of age as it reaches its 18th year in 2012. The festival runs at Manchester's Cornerhouse Cinema from March 2 to 19. There will also be an exhibition, Landings, by Mexican artist Minerva Cuevas, on show throughout the festival.

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Two brothers try to escape the crime-ridden slums by trying out for a national football team.
Even The Rain
Even The Rain
A movie crew shooting a film about Columbus find themselves caught up in modern-day protests.
An Alzheimer's sufferer finds a new place in the world after entering an old folk's home.
Bonsái: A Story Of Love, Books And Plants
Bonsái: A Story Of Love, Books And Plants
Tragic-comic love story between two youngsters amid books, literary quotes, coming-togethers and fall-outs.
The Last Circus
The Last Circus
Two clowns become embroiled in a tug of war for the heart of an acrobat.

Casey Affleck liberated by ghosts Star talks Oscars, Rooney Mara and hiding under a sheet

In the city of the world's desire Ceyda Torun on KEDi, cats, femininity and the soul of Istanbul.

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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