112 films from 29 countries and 162 showings are the elements of the 10th European Cinema Exhibition of Segovia (MUCES) which is held until 24 November and which features European films not screened commercially in Spain but were considered great successes by critics. This year presentations have been organised, along with colloquiums, round tables, gastronomic gatherings, exhibitions, cinema conversations, workshops and master classes.
A week of European cinema which has received he support of the Banco Sabadell Foundation with the aim of promoting culture. Chief among the films shown this year at MUCES is the British Macbeth, by Justin Kurzel, nominated for the Palme d’Or at Cannes; the latest Italian creations by Matteo Garrone, Edoardo Maria Falcone and Nani Moretti, El cuento de los cuentos, Que sea lo que Dios quiera and Mia madre, respectively; the most recent creation of the director awarded last year, Margarethe von Trotta, The Misplaced World; the latest by Yorgos Lanthimos, Langosta, a prize winner last week at the Festival of Seville; or the Spanish films La novia, by Paula Ortiz, Zabaltegui Prize at San Sebastián. An event which had its emotional moments with a homage to one of the most important actors in the history of Spanish cinema, Alfredo Landa, with 6 of his most outstanding films.
Among the novelties this year, MUCES and Tourism of Segovia are launching ‘cinema and gastronomy’ until the 29 November to try the specialities of twenty Segovia restaurants which have partnered with this event.