2021 Screenings

Spanish Authors Competition

Fourteen feature films made between 2019 and 2021 competed for the RC Award for Best Spanish Film, awarded by the Golden Blog Awards Association, being the Award winner Once Upon a Place, by director Cèlia Novis. The section was inaugurated with the feature film by Ana Mariscal, El camino, out of competition.

Sala Berlanga de la Fundación SGAE
Calle de Andrés Mellado nº 53
Admission: 3,50€

Focus China

Six feature films were screened in two venues, by renowned female directors from China, the guest country at the 4th edition of the Women's Film Festival. 

Sala de Cine de la Academia de las Artes y las Ciencias Cinematográficas
Calle de Zurbano nº 3
Admission: 3,15€

Cineteca Madrid. Sala Plató
Plaza de Legazpi 8
Admission: 3,50€

Contemporary Arab Women Directors III

Two feature films directed by Arab women were screened in Casa Árabe Madrid. The selection of titles presented has been made in collaboration with MAD Solutions, the first Pan-Arab independent studio and fully integrative marketing and creative consultancy for the Arab film and Entertainment industry

Casa Árabe en Madrid
Calle de Alcalá nº 62
Admission: 4€ online and 5€ at the box office

French directors

A feature film and an animated series directed by renowned French female directors were screened.

Theatre of Institut Français Madrid
Calle del Marqués de la Ensenada nº 12
Admission: 4€ ticket office. 5€ online

Latin American Directors. Gender roles. Construction of identities

Casa de América screened three films: one by the legendary Cuban director Sara Gómez, preceded by an introduction to her work, and two contemporary feature films presented by their directors Paula Hernández and Ángeles Cruz.

Casa de América
Plaza de Cibeles s/n

Swedish directors

Cineteca Madrid screened a selection of four recent films by Swedish directors, thanks to the collaboration of the Swedish Embassy and the Swedish Institute. 

Cineteca Madrid. Sala Plató
Plaza de Legazpi nº 8
Admission: 3.50€

Featured Creators Section. A proposal by the National Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum

Once again in 2021 the collaboration between the Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza and the festival continued with the screening of a feature film focusing on the life of a female artist.

Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza
Paseo del Prado nº 8

Special animation series against religious fundamentalism

A selection of three feature films that address the conflict of Islamic fundamentalism, with women as protagonists, was screened.

mk2 Cines Paz
Calle de Fuencarral nº 125
Ticket sales: 8€

Centro Comercial Palacio de Hielo
Calle de Silvano nº 77
Admission: 7€



Julia Ducournau Series

Sala Equis screened two films by director Julia Ducornau, winner of the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival.

Movie Theatre in Sala Equis
Calle Duque de Alba nº 4
Admission: 6,90€



Cinemateca Pedro Zerolo Section

For the first time Cinemateca Pedro Zerolo joined the festival with an educational activity and the screening of the Argentinean documentary Canela

Cinemateca Pedro Zerolo
Calle Tribulete nº 20

La Morada de Malasaña Section

Two films directed by leading contemporary European female directors were screened.

Sala Reina Mora de La Morada
Calle de la Palma nº 11
Admission: 5€

Collaboration with Another Way Film Festival

For the first time, the Another Way Film Festival and Festival Cine por mujeres joined forces to celebrate the Spanish premiere of Bubble, the groundbreaking documentary by Valerie Blankenbyl.
Cines Golem
Calle de Martín de los Heros nº 14
Admission: 5,50€


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