¡Viva!, HOME’s Spanish & Latin American Festival makes its 26th appearance in Manchester!


As the UK’s biggest celebration of new Spanish and Latin American cinema, HOME’s ¡Viva! Festival has been a key event in Manchester’s cultural calendar for over two decades.

The much loved festival is now running at the Manchester venue until Thursday 26 March 2020, with a specially selected programme of the most exciting work from across the Spanish-speaking world.

¡Viva! Festival 2020 features a packed programme of 31 feature films and 10 short films from Spain and Spanish-speaking Latin America, including 15 UK premieres.

Alongside the films, HOME with host six director Q&As with Belén Funes, David Romay, Gabriel Velázquez, Itandehui Jansen, Oriol Puig and Antonella Sudasassi, three of whom are also first-time filmmakers.

There will also be a number of talks and workshops, including the return of the Café Cervantes and the Language Lab, both popular with those learning Spanish, and a One-Hour Intro to Latin American Indigenous Filmmakers, delivered by Mexican director Itandehui Jansen and writer Armando Bautista.

The focus on indigenous filmmakers will also runs throughout the calendar of screenings.

For more information on the festival, and to book tickets, please Click Here.

Get Social


Latest Posts