Enjoy Malaga's Cinema Festival

18 Mar

Enjoy Malaga’s Cinema Festival

At the moment, all of Malaga is starting to get ready for one of the most glamorous and awaited events of the year, Malaga’s Cinema Festival. From the 15th to the 24th of March we’ll be celebrating the 22nd edition of the festival, which started in 1998 and hasn’t stopped growing in all of these years. It unites the best of the best of the Spanish cinema scene.

Such is the importance of the festival that it has to be based in an equally important location in the city. The chosen location is the Cervantes Theatre and will hold all of the main events that take place during the festivals duration. Considered a national treasure, the Cervantes Theatre has become the absolute epicenter of the festival as the films from the Official Section are screened there, also all of the interviews and tributes take place here. But the Festival isn’t only enjoyed in the Cervantes Theatre, you can walk along the red carpet on Calle Larios and go to see other events from the Festival in places like the Echegaray Theatre, the Albéniz Cinema, the Picasso Museum, all of them tourist attractions.

Festival de Cine de Málaga

Relevance of Malaga’s Cinema Festival of 2019

According to the festival’s director, Juan Antonio Vigar, the Malaga Cinema Festival ”Joins commercial and authorial creations, films with a more industrial productions with others that have a more vocational or alternative approach”. Making the festival a great place to group great professionals and lovers of the seventh art with young talents that are taking their first steps in the industry.

Book your apartment in the center of Malaga and don’t miss anything about the Malaga Film Festival.

A total of 233 Latin American feature films have been presented, by 147 Spanish, of whom 9 and 13 have been selected respectively, that will compete directly to win the Golden Biznaga. One of the protagonists of the event will be Dani Rovira, the actor from Malaga will be presenting opening gala with the film “Taxi to Gibraltar” and at the closing gala with the film “The Japan”, both starring him but they will be presented outside of the contest.

The inaugural gala, which will take place this Friday, March 15, will be presented by Luis Zahera, the last winner of the best actor in the Goya awards. It will also feature impressive performances, with the participation of Cirque du Soleil, who will perform an audiovisual show, similar to what they already did at the Oscars and Bafta, which will serve as the preview of their new show Kooza. Nella and Javier Limón will also perform together with the soundtrack of the movie ”Todos lo saben”, the versatile Mexican artist Danna Paola and the Malaga Opera Choir, among many others. In short, this 22nd edition of the Malaga Film Festival will surely be a success for the city.

Cartel Festival de Cine de Málaga
But you won’t just be enjoying good movies during the Malaga festival. The festival also has a gastronomic event, known as ‘Cinema Cocina’, which will combine the viewing of screenings with tastings by renowned Chefs such as Dani García or the Roca brothers. You can also enjoy “Food Trucks” in the Plaza de la Marina where they will give a culinary show. There will also be a Gala dinner in the halls of the Gran Hotel Miramar, prepared by top level chefs.

Where to stay during the Malaga Film Festival

If you are thinking of visiting the film festival and spend a few days in Malaga, you have to know that during these days hotel establishments in the city tend to have an occupancy close to 100% given the great expectation it generates. For this reason and for the advantages of staying in an apartment in Malaga do not hesitate and book your room for the Malaga Film Festival in the heart of the city, just 5 minutes walk from the Cervantes Theater. Our apartments are fully equipped, in addition to having transfers service to the airport.

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