History

Equipo Alcine

A TOUR THROUGH THE HISTORY OF CINEMA

During the 36 years of its history the Alcalá de Henares / Comunidad de Madrid film festival (ALCINE) has confirmed its prestige and has turned into one of Spain's most important short film competitions. It has become an obligatory point of reference for experts and cine lovers alike...

PAYING HOMAGE TO CINEASTES FROM HERE AND THERE

The festival has constantly tried to extend its range of cultural and cinematographic offers. In this regard a practice was initiated in 1980 to organize special tributes to foreign directors who are largely unknown in Spain...

THE EDUCATIONAL ASPECT

Furthermore, the Alcalá de Henares / Comunidad de Madrid Film Festival has tried to open a path for reflection upon the topics teaching cinema and visual education in Spain and about the process of cinema in general....

THE INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM

Another noteworthy aspect of Alcine are the international sections that - since their beginning in 1983 - present short and animated films from all over the world as well as retrospectives of directors and cineastes that are renowned in those fields. In 1984 a screening of new films from...

EXHIBITIONS

The Alcalá Festival has, almost since its beginnings, related other arts to cinema. For instance, in 1983 the festival featured an exhibition of drawings by José Ramón Sánchez with cinematographic topics. In 1985 one could admire drawings by Federico Fellini as well as posters and photomontages by Josep Renau....