THE OPEN DOOR
LA PUERTA ABIERTA
2016, 82 min, Spain, Dir: Marina Seresesky

Rosa is a middle-aged sex worker in Madrid whose neighbor, a Russian sex worker, overdoses, forcing the woman’s young daughter to seek refuge in Rosa’s apartment. This compelling drama took home the best screenplay prize at the Guadalajara International Film Festival. “An admirably abrasive by-women-for-women drama.” - Jonathan Holland, The Hollywood Reporter.


SPANISH AFFAIR
OCHO APELLIDOS VASCOS
2014, Film Factory, 98 min, Spain, Dir: Emilio Martínez Lázaro

Love-struck Rafa (Dani Rovira, in his feature debut) pursues a Basque woman (Clara Lago), pretending to be Basque himself to gain her father’s approval. This screwball comedy take on regional stereotypes quickly became one of the biggest Spanish-made box office hits of all time. In Spanish with English subtitles.


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