RTVE is the main window to see our cinema. In the last year, La 1 and La 2 have broadcast 415 films, 86.5% of Spanish cinema broadcast on free-to-air television, as reported by public radio and television at the 70th edition of the San Sebastian International Film Festival.
Specifically, La 1 has programmed 108 tapes and La 2, 307. In prime time, 165 titles have been programmed, 13 more than the previous year. La 2 is once again a benchmark, with 138 movies in prime time; and 27, in La 1. A total of 36.7 million viewers have seen Spanish cinema on TVE at some point.
The cinema is present in news, magazines and specialized programs History of our cinema, Spanish version, Days of cinemaNeighborhood Cinema, Attention Works, Sequences in 24 Hours, Movies, Goes to the movies, Movies or The Critical Eye.
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But, in addition, the RTVE Play platform has a large free catalog with more than 420 movies, of which almost 300 are tapes in Spanish. The platform brings together emblematic films together with novelties, such as The pink wedding, The girls, Rifkin’s Festival, Sentimental, You shall not kill, The Europeans either the wish listall owned by RTVE.
In we are cinema, lovers of Spanish cinema will find more than 200 recent films by acclaimed directors, films awarded at the Goya and awarded at San Sebastián. To give visibility to this extensive catalog, RTVE Play organizes streaming marathons to pay tribute to the great names of our cinema and outstanding events.
Furthermore, on the occasion of the San Sebastian Festival, RTVE Play has premiered a transmedia project on the role of women in filmwhich includes the documentary about them (Available from today on RTVE Play). Directors, actresses and producers such as Carla Simón, Belén Cuesta, Anna Castillo, Marisa F. Armenteros, Carmen Machi, Inma Cuesta, Pilar Palomero, María Zamora and Alauda Ruiz de Azúa explore the present and future of women in cinema through personal reflections. You can enjoy the work of them and other great women on the special cover ‘La mujer y el cine’.
46 new projects
Waiting for the third film evaluation table of the year, 46 projects have been selected in the first semester. Diversity of themes, genres, looks and production approaches, with the aim of telling good stories and inviting the public to enjoy them, first in cinemas and later in their broadcast on RTVE.
Cinema directed by female creators has a special place with the works of Celia Rico (‘The good letter’); Elena Trape (‘Els Encantats’); Arantxa Echevarria (‘Chinese’); Charlotte Pereda (‘The Hermitage’); Helen Tavern (‘Us’); Laura Jou (‘Imma’); Belen Macias (‘Summer in Red’), Chus Gutierrez (‘From little red riding hood to she-wolf) and Ana Murugarren (‘Garcia and Garcia 2’).
The first works as directors of Carla Subirana (‘Sica’), Olga Osorio (‘A Past Ahead’), Glory Marrero (‘Fishbowl’), Yolanda Centeno (‘After the summer’), gemma white (‘The fury’), Jaione Camborna (‘O corno do centeo’), Sonia Escolano (‘Norbert(a)’ and Elena Lopez Rivera (‘The Water’), present in Perlak. In the Official Competition Section, the second film by Pilar Palomero, ‘The maternal’. In the same section, ‘Suro’ (Mikel Gurrea) and ‘The Rite of Spring’ (Fernando Franco).
RTVE’s support for the new directors it is reinforced with ‘El talent’ (Polo Menarguez); ‘Rewriting’ (Víctor Iriarte); ‘Cage’ (Ignacio Tatay); ‘Far Away’ (Gerard Oms), ‘Dismantling an Elephant’ (Aitor Echevarria); ‘Lighting’ (Pau Teixidor); ‘A son’ (Nacho de la Casa); ‘The Barbarians’ (Javier Barbero and Martín Guerra); ‘Lobison’ (Pau Calpe); ‘Myocardium’ (Jose Manuel Carrasco); and ‘Chasing Coque’ (Teresa Vellón and Cesar L. Calvillo).
The new projects of directors with experience they are represented with ‘Morlaix’ (Jaime Rosales); ‘Manticore’ (Carlos Vermut); ‘The Gentiles’ (Santi Amodeo); ‘Powder they will be’ (Carlos Marques Marcet); ‘The debt’ (Daniel Guzmán); ‘Ellipsis’ (David Marqués); or ‘You have to come see her’ (Jonás Trueba). Also, the recreation of a family story by Jorge Dorado in ‘Cuatro Amores’ and the comedies ‘Matusalén’ (David Galán Galindo) and ‘Alimañas’, by two specialists in the genre, Jordi Sanchez and Pep Antón.
The project stands out in the list ‘Champions 2’ with the protagonists who moved us in the first installment of the story, some athletes full of skills, under the orders of a great coach, Javier Fesser.
animated movies they have their space with ‘Olivia and the Invisible Earthquake’ (Irene Iborra); ‘The treasure of Barracuda’ (Adrià García) and ‘Evolution’ (Julio Soto). Completing the list of selected projects are the feature films ‘Afternoons of Solitude’ (Albert Serra) and ‘Oswald, The Forger’ (Kike Maíllo).