Call for the VIII Pitching Forum

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Call for Mentoring Projects 2021

Working on a film project? L’Alternativa Professionals runs a series of activities for works in progress. Yours could be one of them.

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2021 Call for Entries

Just made a film? We accept features and shorts, fiction and nonfiction, from Spain and worldwide

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L'Alternativa 2021: Onsite + Online

This year the Barcelona Independent Film Festival, l'Alternativa, reaches its 28th edition. For nearly three decades we've been offering filmgoers and professionals a unique opportunity to discover and enjoy screenings and activities that value creative freedom, diversity, innovation, commitment and thought-provoking reflection.
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