The return to school has been hard for everyone, the summer and holidays are over for the vast majority of us… But looking at the immediate autumn in Barcelona and seeing all the cultural proposals that are to come, does nothing more than encourage this rare period.

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Sitges Film Festival is going to celebrate its 50th anniversary from 5th to 15th October

“La forma del agua”, winner of the Golden Lion of Venice, inaugurates a new edition of Sitges Film Festival that makes homage to the classics. According to the festival itself, the  four guests of this year: Guillermo del Toro, Susan Sarandon, Dario Argento and William Friedkin, “are the key to understanding the evolution that the fantastic cinema has experienced in the last decades.”

 

The main films to remember this ephemeris are “Aelita” (1924), “The Exorcist” (1973), “Suspiria” (1977), “The Scarlet Summit” (2015) and “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” (1975).

The closing will be handled by Irish director Brian O’Malley with his film, a gothic horror tale entitled “The Lodgers“.

The festival will be completed by young filmmakers from United States, Latin America, Asia and Europe, who are called to become the leaders of the fantastic of the coming years: Brian Taylor, Hélène Cattet, Bruno Forzani, Emilio Portes, Cho Sun-ho , Andrés Goteira, among others.

To see the complete program, click here.

To see the spaces where to take place and how to get to Sitges, click here.

TICKETS

10 €: Marathons Matinée Prado and Reiro and Short Marathon on October 15th.

€ 15: Prado, Retiro, Auditorium and Tramuntana Marathons, and Matinée Auditori Marathon on October 15th.

22 €: Inauguration.

Primavera Club will take place from 20th to 22nd October in different points of Barcelona

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As much as you know about music, we are almost sure that you will know almost none of the bands that play this year at the Primavera Club. We all have the same problem. We blindly trust in the good taste of Primavera Club.

Friday, 20th october

Aloha Bennets · Clap! Clap! Full Live Band · DBFC · Fantastic Man · FAVX · Flat Worms · Girl Ray · Gold Connections · LOR · Medalla · PAULi. · Sex Swing · Starcrawler

Saturday, 21st october

Amber Coffman · Blanck Mass · Camila Fuchs · Cor Blanc · Gabriel Garzón-Montano · Jakuzi · Jorra i Gomorra · Moor Mother · Ozel AB · The Pilotwings · Poolshake · Smerz · Tonstartssbandht · Vulk · Yellow Days

Sunday, 22nd october

Cocaine Piss · Happy Meals · Intana · Keems · Low Island · Marina Herlop · RAKTA · Superorganism

Location: The [2] of Apollo and the Cultural Center Albareda

Tickets: full festival ticket for 25€ on Ticketmaster website.

The Musical Documentary Film Festival In edit will take place from October 26 to November 5 in Barcelona

In Edit celebrates 15 years this edition, where there will be a niche for jazz as always, with documentaries about Bill Frisell and Coltrane, for punk and electronic.

There is another novelty: a short documentary musical contest for young people between 18 and 30 years. Like There will be small format concerts when finishing some of the films and projections in public spaces like the Auditori or the FNAC.

General ticket: € 7

Full ticket: € 25

More information at https://www.in-edit.org

If you need accommodation for any of these dates, do not hesitate to contact us. Our tourist apartments in Barcelona have everything you need to make you feel at home.


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