Punto de Vista is now calling for films to enter the Official Selection (entitled “The Central Region”) of its 11th edition.
The new volume from the Punto de Vista Collection is now for sale on the Internet, through the List of Publications of the Goverment of Navarra’s website with new texts written for the 10th anniversary of the Festival about Time and Cinema.
The Iranian filmmaker, Keywan Karimi, has finally been sentenced to one year imprisonment, 223 lashes and a fine of 20 million Iranian Rial (around 600 euros) for his film, Writing on the City, which was premiered worldwide in the tenth edition of the Punto de Vista Festival, where he was given a Special Mention by the international jury. This is the final sentence which cannot be ap-pealed issued by the Court of Appeal of Iran in recent hours.
A New Yorker who prefers ruins to structures, Bruce McClure is the king of cinema performance and the next visitor to Punto de Vista In Focus, to be held in Civican on 26 February.
Punto de Vista Tickets are on sale
Tickets for the different screening sessions of the 10th edition of the Punto de Vista festival can be purchased in advance on the Punto de Vista and Baluarte websites, and at the ticket office.
Punto de Vista has programmed a great retrospective devoted to the French filmmaker, Jean-Daniel Pollet (1936-2004), one of the best-kept secrets in France. The programme, which has been commissioned by the festival’s programmer, Guillermo G. Peydró, offers the images and ideas of his fascinating work of constant critical rewriting and re-reading throughout successive sessions.
MIRA, MI REY
A film made in Pamplona will culminate the X edition of Punto de Vista on Sunday 14th February. Directed by the filmmakers Ainara Vera (originally from Pamplona) and the Russian Victor Kossakovsky, Mira, mi rey (2014) was shot in sequence in the historic heart of Navarre's capital. But far from being constricted to local reality, it is a conceptual piece filled with questions that reflect on the essence and values of an entire country, offering a debate about the function and validity of an institution such as the monarchy in Spain.
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La décima edición de Punto de Vista se cierra este domingo con el pase de Mira, mi rey, una película dirigida por el cineasta ruso Victor Kossakovsky y la directora pamplonesa Ainara Vera. Rodado en plano secuencia durante el transcurso … Sigue leyendo →
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