Sundance 2012 World Narrative winner Violeta Went To Heaven will be among the films screening Sundance 2012 World Narrative winner Violeta Went To Heaven will be among the films screening

Viva returns to Manchester Cornerhouse for it's 19th edition from March 8 to 24. Presented in partnership with Instituto Cervantes, Manchester, the 2013 Festival programme is the most ambitious to date, featuring blockbusters, small independent feature films and documentaries in Spanish language as well as a film in Catalan.

The festival will open with a gala screening of ¡Atraco!, directed by Eduard Cortés

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Violeta Went To Heaven
Violeta Went To Heaven
A biopic of the Chilean folk singer, composer, ethnomusicologist and painter Violeta Parra.
The story of a woman struggling on the thin line between hope and despair in a small Columbian village.
The World Is Ours
The World Is Ours
To boys from the hood try to rob a bank... but things don't go according to plan.
Attack Of The Werewolves
Attack Of The Werewolves
A writer returns to his Galician village expecting to receive an award, but the villagers have very different plans for him.
After Lucía
After Lucía
The story of a bullied teenager.
Thursday Till Sunday
Thursday Till Sunday
A ten-year-old becomes aware of the strains on her parents' marriage over the course of long car journey.

Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent

Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses

A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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