16
Apr

Opening Ceremony

We have a lot of things to tell you about the “Cine por mujeres” Opening Ceremony that took place on April 3. More than 530 people attended, included a select group of professionals in the Film Industry and four outstanding personalities in the audio-visual and film business.


Diego Mas Trelles and Carlota Álvarez Basso, Directors of the Festival “Cine por mujeres” together with the event hostess Bea Montañez, addressing the audience during the Opening ceremony.

 


Journalist Beatriz Montañez hosted the Opening Ceremony

Beatriz Montañez, among other things, noted: “The time has come when questions of gender or race will not deprive us of the knowledge of our own history. The binary opposition between male and female has to become a group of intelligent people who seek to get real and tangible equality. This generation is meant to be the one who achieved one of the greatest victories of our era: Equality.”


Beatriz Montañez, journalist, scriptwriter and television presenter, known for having co-presented the TV show “El intermedio” at La Sexta channel and being a screenwriter of the Goya 2018 award-winning Documentary film.

 


Producer Belén Atienza received the 2018 Award for an outstanding career

Belén Atienza is a film and Spanish television producer of more than 30 films and has worked in several international productions. Amongst her most outstanding works deserve to be highlighted Lo imposible, Un monstruo viene a verme and the TV series Penny Dreadful, where she worked as co-executive producer.


Belén Atienza with her jewell-award designed by Chus Burés.

 


Nathalie Poza presented the 2018 Award for an outstanding career


Belén Atienza receives the 2018 award for an outstanding career from Nathalie Poza, Best actress in a leading role winner at the Goya awards for No sé decir adiós.

 


The Festival opened with the film in competion Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist by Lorna Tucker