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Festival of New Spanish Cinema

Pragda, Gene Siskel Film Center and Instituto Cervantes Chicago announce the return of the Festival of New Spanish Cinema, bringing the best in contemporary Spanish Cinema to North America. This year marks the fifth edition of the popular traveling festival, known for shining a light on emerging Spanish filmmaking talents and trends.  All screenings will be part of the EU Film Festival that takes place at the Gene Siskel Film Center. This is the last stop for this installment of the festival, which saw screenings in Seattle, Ottawa, Washington DC, Houston, Miami, Edmonton, Vancouver, Portland, and Puerto Rico.

“We have hand-picked the best films Spain has to offer, from our favorite directors such as Jaume Balagueró, Isaki Lacuesta and David Trueba, to the showcase of the impressive feature film debut from first-time director Paco Leon. They are not to be missed,” says Marta Sanchez, founder of Pragda and main organizer behind the event. “We are very excited to include the program within the EU Film Festival for the first time, and we expect to impress audiences with the different styles of film making ‘made in Spain”
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