SOMOSTV brings you the best of Spanish cinema with a tribute to the prestigious award
MIAMI, Florida, – February 6th, 2014 – In anticipation to the nearing Goya awards ceremony, ViendoMovies will broadcast a special collection of films celebrating the best in Spanish cinema. The channel has selected the best movies from its library to honor the prestigious awards with nominated and awarded Goya films. The special will run from Friday, February 7th at 7pm- 1am, Saturday from 7pm- 1am and Sunday from 3pm- 1am.
The lineup includes “Azul Oscuro Casi Negro”, “La Voz Dormida”, “El Caballero Don Quijote”, “Besos para todos”, “Las manos”, “Mision: Salvar la tierra” and “Las 13 Rosas”, which were all nominated and awarded various Goya’s including but not limited to “Best New Director”, “Best Supporting Actor”, “Best Screenplay”, “Best Production Design”, and “Best Film”.
The special starts on Friday at 7pm with “En la ciudad sin limites”, a story about a man, Victor, who travels to Paris to be by his terminally ill father, Max. What seems to be mere delusions of an old man in the beginning turn out to show traces of some real “secret” that troubles Max’s final days. Victor decides to help his troubled father find what he is looking for, even if it is just peace. The movie was awarded 2 Goya’s for “Best Supporting Actress” and “Best Original Screenplay”. The film is starred by Leonardo Sbaraglia and Geraldine Chaplin.
“El bola”, directed by Achero Mañas and starring Juan Jose Ballesta, Pablo Galan, and Alberto Jimenez, is another highly recognized film with 4 Goya’s for “Best Film”, “Best New Actor”, “Best Screenplay” and “Best New Director”. The movie is about a boy who is raised in a violent and sordid environment, therefore is embarrassed by his family life and avoids befriending his classmates. The movie follows the changes in his attitude with the arrival of a new classmate and a new friendship blossoms.
In addition to the aforementioned featured films, there is “Fresa y Chocolate”, directed by Tomas Gutierrez Alea and Juan Carlos Tabio, a movie about two opposite men who find a rare and different friendship spanning across many boundaries, which won a Goya for “Best Spanish Language Foreign Film”. The movie stars Jorge Perugorria, Vladimir Cruz and Mirta Ibarra.
Lastly, “La Buena Estrella”, which won Goya’s for “Best Director”, “Best Actor”, “Best Screenplay” and “Best Original Score”, tells the story of a woman with a disability that is in an abusive relationship when Rafael, who has a disability of his own, comes to her rescue and they form an uneasy family. The movie is directed by Ricardo Franco and starring Antonio Resines, Maribel Verdú and Jordi Mollà.
Adding this collection of films to ViendoMovies’ February programming showcases the company’s commitment to its mission; bringing their audience only the best originally produced Spanish language cinema from across Latin America. Don’t miss it; only available on ViendoMovies, the best channel for Spanish cinema! For a full programming schedule visit www.viendomovies.com.
ABOUT VIENDOMOVIES: ViendoMovies is a Pay TV channel that broadcasts contemporary Spanish-language films 24 hours a day with no commercial breaks, with a culturally relevant Premium on air look. ViendoMovies is produced in the USA for the US Hispanic and Puerto Rico markets and is part of SOMOSTV LLC. For more information please visit us at www.viendomovies.com and www.somostv.net