Film Archives’ offer during the COVID-19 crisis: Part 3

In this installment of our series concerning film archives’ offers during the COVID-19 crisis, we will discuss what ACE members from the Iberian Peninsula are organizing for their audiences.

LA CINEMATECA PORTUGUESA has created “Gestos & Fragmentos”, a selection of films, museum pieces and records of the life in the Cinematheque. It is described as an enhanched version of the already existing initiative named “Cinemateca Digital” (that will still remain on the website). There are four different sections: films to see this week (a series of features from Portoguese Cinema with a temporary availability), a larger Cinemateca Júnior, “O museu vai a casa” which displays a series of pre-cinema objects from their collection and “Textos & Imagens” dedicated to reflections raised by items from the collection of their Documentation and Information Center. To find out more, click on the following link:,-A-DIFUSAO-EM-LINHA-E-A-SALA-DE-CINEM.aspx

LA FILMOTECA DE CATALUNYA has put its film, documentary, graphic and pedagogical collections at the disposal of its audience. It is also important to highlight two projects: a restropective dedicated to the filmmaker Pere Portabella to “Dies curts” an initiative to highlight the short film format featuring works from experienced filmmakers as well as more emerging ones. To find out more, click on the following link:

FILMOTECA ESPANOLA offers, in partnership with EGEDA (Entidad de Gestón de Derechos de los Productores Audiovisuales), a selection of movies recovered or restored by the film archive, in addition to other Spanish classics. Through “Doré en casa” channel on Vimeo, Filmoteca Española offers a film that will be accessibile to viewers for three days. There is also a series named “Respectiva Doré” on the Filmin platform, a selection of 65 titles that have been shown at the Doré over the last three years. To find out more, click on the following link:

INSTITUT VALENCIA DE CULTURA offers every Thursday, for the project named #QuedatACasa, a new selection of free content (from performing arts to audiovisuals, music and visual arts) to help their audience pass the time during the quarantine faster by enjoying the culture and talent made at home. To be updated, follow the film archive on Facebook:

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