The Bucharest City Museum (MMB) announced in a social media post that the „Figures of Spanish Cinema” film festival, which will screen six representative works by Spanish filmmakers, will take place September 13–18 at the Casa Filipescu-Cesianu Museum.
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The festival’s opening takes place on Tuesday, September 13, starting at 7:30 pm.
During the six days, starting at 20:00hrs, the following films will run:
- „Lots of Kids, a Monkey and a Castle” (Gustavo Salmeron, 2017) – September 13;
- „Viridiana” (Luis Bunuel, 1961) – September 14;
- „Volver” (Pedro Almodovar, 2006) – September 15;
- „Celda 211” (Daniel Monzon, 2009) – September 16;
- „Chico and Rita” (Javier Mariscal, Tano Errando, Fernando Trueba, 2010) – September 17;
- „Champions” (Javier Fesser, 2018) – September 18.
The six movies have Romanian subtitles. Free admission is offered, pending space.
The event is being put on by the Spanish Embassy in Bucharest in association with the Bucharest City Museum. It will also feature an outdoor exhibition of photos taken by Victoria Iglesias that will visit Casa Filipescu-Cesianu from September 13 to 25, 2022.
Therefore, if you are a fan of Spanish cinema, you must watch these films in one of the most beautiful buildings in Bucharest and admire a museum with taste and refinement that will transport you to the glorious era of the capital.
You can find the museum near Piata Victoriei, at the intersection of Calea Victoriei and Sevastopol Street. The Filipescu-Cesianu House (1892) is the arrangement of an older building from 1846-1850. It is one of the few aristocratic residences of Bucharest from the Belle Époque, which remained faithful to the original project.