SEPTEMBER 26th, 2013 PREMIER SCREENING AT LA FILMOTECA-CINE DORÉ, MADRID
GUITARRA DE PALO
Una guitarra, tres continentes
"I'm impressed, it's fantastic, it's incredibly good. It's such an authentic and sensitive piece of art"
-Ramón Farrán. Director of the Spanish National Jazz Orchestra.
"It's a great movie. The images are beautiful, the music is great. It's a highly enjoyable movie. I highly recommend it"
-Tomatito. Living legend of flamenco guitar. 2 Grammy winner
"Guitarra de Palo is a phenomenal, timeless work of art - beautiful and powerful in every aspect. It is simply one of the greatest music films ever made!"
-John Santos. Percussionist. Five times Grammy nominated
"It's damn good, a true treat"
-Félix Contreras, National Public Radio NPR Washington D.C.
"The movie is impressive: the image, the sound, Antón Jiménez's music... I hope many people watch it and are inspired like we were inspired today when we watched it"
-Jorge Pardo, Flutist. Best European Jazz Musician Award 2013
AECID TOUR 2016
The public organization AECID (Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation) and "Mujeres de Cine" have chosen "Guitarra de Palo" for a screening tour in Latin America, UK and Australia. Soon we will publish the dates and venues.
SCREENINGS FALL 2015
"Guitarra de Palo" will be screend on September 17th in Wine Country Film Festival (California), on October 7th in Medellín Flamenco Festival (Colombia) and November 8th at Cinema L'Atalante in Bayonne (France).
CHICAGO LATINO FILM FESTIVAL
"Guitarra de Palo" has been selected in "Chicago Latino Film Festival", that will take place in Chicago April 9-26th.
TOLEDO SEPHARDIC MUSEUM'S SYNAGOGUE
"Guitarra de Palo" has been selected to participate in the International Social Film Festival of Castilla-La Mancha. The movie will be screened October 17th 8pm at Toledo's Sepherdic Museum's synagogue.
EL RAPTO DE EUROPA
The film historian and writer Carlos Aguilar writes about "Guitarra de Palo" in the magazine "El Rapto de Europa", that this month foccuses on avant-garde and experimental Spanish cinema.
GIRONA FILM FESTIVAL
"Guitarra de Palo" has been selected to participate in Girona Film Festival (Catalonia, Spain). The movie will be screened July 17th 4pm at the Casa de Cultura de Girona. Free of charge.
SCREENING IN VENEZUELA
September 2nd, "Guitarra de Palo" will be screened for the first time in Venezuela during Barquisimeto International Jazz Festival. Free entry.
"SOFIA BITING DOCS" FILM FESTIVAL, BULGARIA
"Guitarra de Palo" has been selected to participate in "Sofia Biting Docs" festival, that will take place October 2-9 in Sofia, Bulgaria.
CÍRCULO DE BELLAS ARTES, MADRID / June 20th
The Círculo de Bellas Artes, a major multidisciplinary centre with one of the most active cultural programmes in Madrid, will host a screening of "Guitarra de Palo" followed by a life performance of some if the main musicians from the movie. Jorge Pardo (flute and sax), Jerry González (trumpet and congas), Javier Colina (bass), "El Piraña" (percussion) and Josemi Carmona (flamenco guitar).
WOMEN ON FILM SEASON / May 30th
"Guitarra de Palo" will be screened at the Cines Zoco in Majadahonda (Madrid) as part of a season of films directed by women organized by "Mujeres de Cine". After the screening, there will be a discussion with the director.
INTERVIEW ON RADIO3
The program 6x3 from Radio3 (Spanish National Radio), directed and conducted by Santiago Bustamante, dedicates a 1h monographic to the movie "Guitarra de Palo". It will be broadcastedon the 14th of May at 1.00AM.
CINE TOMÁS LUIS DE VICTORIA, ÁVILA, SPAIN/ May 9-15 th
From Friday May 9th to Thursday May 15th, at 5:15pm, you can watch "Guitarra de Palo" at the Cines Tomás Luis de Victoria in Ávila. (C/Lesquinas 4)
PEQUEÑO CINE ESTUDIO, MADRID/ May 9th, 11th and 15th
On Friday May 9th 10pm, Sunday May 11th 4.15pm and Thursday May 15th 9.15pm,, "Guitarra de Palo" will be programed at the Pequeño Cine Estudio in Madrid (C/Magallanes 1)
CALIFORNIA PREMIERE / April 6th
Flamenco Bay Area presents the California premiere of "Guitarra de Palo" at the Brava Theater in San Francisco. The event will include the screening of the movie and a music live performance of the main artists from the movie. More information:
U.S. PREMIERE / April 4-5th
Arturo O'Farrill's Afro Latin Jazz Alliance presents the U.S. premiere of "Guitarra de Palo", that will take place at the Symphony Space theater in New York April 4th and 5th 8pm. The premiere will include a screening of the film and a music live performance of the main artists in the film, who are some of the best-known and awarded names of flamenco and flamenco-jazz: Jorge Pardo, Antón Jiménez, Jerry González, Raimundo Amador, Javier Colina, El Piraña, Rafita Jiménez and David Paniagua. For the first time ever we will have the chance to see all this artists on the same stage, a not-to-be-missed event. More information:
BARCELONA PREMIERE / March 20th
Screening at Cinemes Girona (C/Girona 175, Barcelona). March 20th 10pm.
Debate with the film team after the screening.
PALMA DE MAJORCA / January 22nd
Presentation of the movie at the Cine Ciutat in Palma de Majorca.
Debate with the film team after the screening.
SALA BERLANGA, MADRID / January 17th-19th
"Guitarra de Palo" will be at the Sala Berlanga from the 17th to the 19th of January at 7pm.
HAVANA FILM FESTIVAL
"Guitarra de Palo" has been chosen to participate in Havana Film Festival (December 5-15th)
BOOK "CINE Y JAZZ" BY CARLOS AGUILAR
"Guitarra de Palo" is mentioned in "Cine y Jazz", the new book of the Spanish film critic Carlos Aguilar, published by Editorial Cátedra, wich also includes two color pictures from the movie.
MEDIMED FILM MARKET, SITGES / October 11-13th
Guitarra de Palo is in the catalogue of MEDIMED, a documentary film market that aims to enhance the professional and creative exchange between the 12 MEDA countries and the 27 EU countries, encouraging the development, promotion and distribution of European and Mediterranean audio-visual works. It will take place at the Maricel Palace, Sitges, Barcelona.
BUCHAREST, ROMANIA / September 26-28th
"Guitarra de Palo" has been selected in the International Film Festival Document.Art that will take place in Bucarest September 26-28th.
PREMIERE / September 26th 7:30pm
"Guitarra de Palo" will be premiered at the charismatic Doré movie theater (Filmoteca Española) in Madrid. Before the screening, there will be a round table moderated by the film critic Carlos Aguilar with Javier Colina, Antonio Serrano, Raimundo Amador, Jerry González, Mariano Conde, Antón Jiménez and Andrea Zapata-Girau. It will also be screened on Sunday 29th at 9:30pm.