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.

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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