MEDIA Films News February 2021
02 February 2021

MEDIA Films News February 2021

Sanz y el Secreto de su Arte | 5pm Friday 5th February | FREE ON YouTube

Sanz y el Secreto de su Arte (Sanz and the Secret of his Art) is a hybrid drama documentary made in 1918 about ventriloquist and puppeteer Francisco Sanz Baldoví who wanted to create the perfect automaton. Join the free worldwide screening on Friday 5th February at 5pm Irish time (6pm CET ) with live music as part of Creative Europe's ‘A Season of Classic Films.' 

The screening will be freely accessible worldwide with English subtitles via the YouTube channel of the Institut Valencià de Cultura (see below). A Season of Classic Films consists of a series of free screenings across Europe until June 2021. The selected films are presented here in a catalogue which provides an inspirational source to European cinema history for film festival programmers around the world.


Metal Heart | Ireland

Metal Heart is a comedy written by Paul Murray and directed by Hugh O'Conor. The film stars Jordanne Jones, Leah McNamara, Moe Dunford, Seán Doyle, and Alan Heffernan. A coming of age comedy drama about twins who suffer extreme sibling rivalry which reaches new heights when a new boy moves in next door to them. Developed with the help of Creative Europe Slate Development Funding awarded to Treasure Entertainment. 

Fire Will Come | Spain

A former arsonist (Amador Arias) returns to his family home in the mountains in this work from acclaimed director Oliver Laxe. A Spain/France/Luxembourg co-production backed by Eurimages support fund for cinema co-production, theatrical distribution and exhibition established by the Council of Europe in 1988.