Spanish Film Festivals

Festivals are the culture of Spain and Spanish film festivals are held throughout the year. Here is the month-by-month break up of Spanish film festivals.

Spanish Film Festivals in January & February:

The beginning of the year has other important festivals to celebrate. Hence, the first 2 months in the year do not see any film festivals happening in Spain.

Spanish Film Festivals in March:

Amimac Mostra Internacional de Cinema 'Animació Animation film festival held at Lleida, Catalonia
Cabrils Festival de Curtmetratges Short film festival held in Cabrils, Tarragona
European Short film festival Held in Reus, Tarragona
Mostra de Cinema Latinoamericà de Lleida Latin American film festival held in Lleida
Festival Internacional de Cine Held in Gran Canaria

Spanish Film Festivals in April & May:

Granada Film festival Short films festival held in Granada
Asian film festival Held in Barcelona
Festival Internacional de Comedia Comedy film festival in Peniscola, Valencia

Spanish Film Festivals in June:

Huesca film festival Held in Huesca, Aragon
Mostra Internacional de Films de Dones de Barcelona Women’s film festival, Barcelona
Cinema Jove International Film Festival Held in Valencia.

Spanish Film Festivals in July & August:

There are no film festivals during this season.

Spanish Film Festivals in September:

Alcances Film Festival Held in Atlantic, Cádiz
Marbella Film Festival


San Sebastián International Film Festival Held in San Sebastián
Mecal Short Film Festival Festival of short films held in Barcelona
Film Festival of Albacete


Spanish Film Festivals in October:

Festival Internacional Documental de Barcelona Documentary film festival held in Barcelona
Barcelona International Erotic Film Festival An international festival held in Barcelona
Sitges International Film Festival of Catalonia. Stiges, Catalonia
Barcelona International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival Held in Barcelona
Mostra de Valencia Cinema del Mediterrani & Valladolid International Film Festival Held in Valencia
Annual Horror and Fantasy Film Festival Held in San Sebastian

Spanish Film Festivals in November:

Alcine Film Festival Held in Madrid
International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival Held in Madrid
Seville Film Festival Held in Seville
Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente de Ourense Independent film festival held in Ourense, Galicia.
L'Alternativa Barcelona Independent Film Festival Held in Barcelona

Spanish Film Festivals in December

Gijón International Film Festival Held in Asturias
International Festival of Documentary and Short Film Held in Bilbao, Basque

If you plan to attend any of these Spanish film festivals then make sure you plan and book in advance as all of these are well attended. Delegates and film enthusiasts from all over Europe and America line up much in advance to watch the awards.

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