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Cine en el MACA

The Film Club of the University of Alicante will be holding two cinema cycles within the MACA Cinema Evenings initiative: one will be dedicated to director Alexander Payne, and the other will be devoted to the most recent cinema from Romania, featuring films belonging to the so-called “Romanian New Wave”. The screenings will take place at the MACA at 7.30 p.m. All films will be shown in the original version with Spanish subtitles and will be preceded by a presentation carried out by a UA senior lecturer or a film critic. Entrance is free, limited to seating capacity for students not applying for hours recognition.  

October will be dedicated to reviewing the career of filmmaker and scriptwriter Alexander Payne. Four of his films shot between 2002 and 2013 will be screened, including About Schmidt and the celebrated Nebraska. In these works, Payne shows us a world of his own where some characters experience a turning point in their lives that makes them begin to know themselves and understand their emotional relationships.

October 2015: ALEXANDER PAYNE

Tuesday 6 October: About Schmidt (2002)



Tuesday 13 October: Sideways (2004)


Tuesday 27 October: Nebraska (2013)


November and December 2015: Romanian cinema

November and December will be a time to enjoy the latest productions of Romanian cinema. Some of the following films belong to the so-called “Romanian New Wave”. This trend shows an interest in revising the most recent history from a realistic point of view. Although not many films are shot in Romania, these feature films are having great success in European Cinema Festivals such as Berlin and Cannes.


Tuesday 3 November: The way I spent the end of the world (Cum mi-am petrecut sfarsitul lumii)



Tuesday 17 November: Nightfall in India - Presented by Dora Sales



Tuesday 1 December:Of Snails and Men (Despre oameni si melci) - Presented by Delia Prodan Nicolau



Tuesday 15 December: Child’s pose (Pozitia copilului) - Presented by Vicente Pascual

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