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L’Alternativa

Barcelona Independent Film Festival

The Barcelona Independent Film Festival, L'Alternativa, is held at the CCCB since its first edition in 1994. The festival has already reached more than twenty editions, that have been sharing eye-opening films and offering filmgoers and professionals in Barcelona a unique opportunity to discover and enjoy thought-provoking screenings and activities where diversity and creativity is first and foremost.

There are two competition sections in "L'Alternativa Official": Feature Films and Short Films. "L'Alternativa Parallel" presents tributes, premieres, little-known films and work by new directors. In addition, "L'Alternativa Hall" offers a rich, varied programme of free screenings in a unique setting. Spaces for education and debate can be found in "L'Alternativa Activities", which also includes the film schools workshops, and in "L'Alternativa Professionals", which is running a professional seminar and advice sessions for film projects.

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British geographer and social theorist David Harvey, a special guest at the opening of L’Alternativa independent film festival, visited the CCCB to explain the relationship between modern capitalism and the political impact of Donald Trump’s election win.

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