Over 800 audience members celebrated Spanish Cinema at the historic The Olympia Theater in Downtown Miami during the opening night for the annual Recent Cinema from SpainÂ Film Series,Â with red carpet arrivals, the screeningÂ of “The Unexpected Life” (“La Vida Inesperada”), followed by a Q+A with screenwriterÂ Elvira Lindo and a gala reception.
The evening began with red carpet arrivals of stars such as actor Juan Diego Botto (“Ismael”),Â actor Martino Rivas (“Three Many Weddings”), director Javier Ruiz Caldera (“Three ManyÂ Weddings”), screenwriter Elvira Lindo (“The Unexpected Life”) and Miami-based music andÂ television talent.Â Miami audiences enthusiastically received the opening night movie â€œThe Unexpected Lifeâ€ andÂ screenwriter Elvira Lindo was warmly welcomed for her Q+A, as a great opportunity to mingle and socialize.
“We are proud to bring Recent Cinema from Spain to Miami for the fourth time now”, says ElviÂ Cano from EGEDA US. “2014 has been a tremendously successful year for Spanish cinema, bothÂ artistically and in terms of box office numbers. We are happy to share these acclaimed filmsÂ with Miami audiences”.
Photos by: Julie Pauline