ALMERÍA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL celebrates its 17TH edition with the firm intention to step forward and establish itself as an unmissable event in this genre worldwide.
This year, from 17th to 24th November, Almería International Film Festival returns with a selection of the best of the genre from around the world and many new features, organized by the Diputación Provincial de Almería with the cooperation of the City Hall of Almería.
In the wake of the previous editions, this year the Festival organization retells the invaluable collaboration of much of Almería society, wich has again demonstrated its involvement in an event that is already a tradition in this 'Land of Cinema'.
The Festival will install again reflection and meeting spaces for professionals, historians and film critics, also fostering relations with other national and international film festivals.
The Festival also keeps its close collaboration with the "Almería, land of cinema" project, which helps us to value our past, present and future in film industry.
From 17th to 24th november you are all invited to the biggest film event held in Almería.
I would like to welcome all participants and fans to 17th edition of Almería International Film Festival.
As President of Diputación Provincial de Almería, it is an honour to be at the forefront of the celebration of an event that has become a worldwide reference of this genre, and has carried the name of Almeria as ‘Land of Cinema’ beyond our province.
Once again, the Festival has the altruistic support and collaboration of private companies, individuals and institutions such as the City Hall of Almería. They have been implicated in the organization to enable this 16th edition become a reality. We want to bring all this enthusiasm and make the greatest cinema event in the province of Almería.
With this spirit of work, we want Almería becomes the location for the best national and international shootings again, so we are establishing partnerships with several organizations, upgrading our land as one of the best film set worldwide and return the prosperity to an industry that has given us great satisfactions in our recent history.
We encourage the whole society to participate in this great celebration of cinema in our province, that has hosted international superstars and at the same has been an important starting point for directors recognized today. All of them, new promises and superstars will be in the new edition of Almería International Film Festival from 17th to 24th November.Gabriel Amat Ayllón President of Diputación Provincial de Almería.