The 17th annual Las Palmas Film Festival starts today and runs until April 9. It features 100 films and 200 screenings at several venues across the city including the Multicines Monopol, Teatro Perez Galdos and the Paper Club.
The competitive section of the festival has 13 international feature film contenders and the first to screen is Katie Says Goodbye, Wayne Roberts’ first feature film. There are also 16 short films competing for a prize and a separate Canarias Cinema section with five features and twelve short films.
This year there is also a foodie element to the festival with 20 Las palmas restaurants offering special dishes during the festival week.
See the restaurants and festival dishes.
Tickets to attend the 17th Film Festival’s screenings go on sale on Wednesday, March 29, at the Pérez Galdós Theater, Monopol Cinema and Elder Museum of Science and Technology’s box offices.
Each film costs 4 euros and there is a 12 euro pass that allows you to watch five films.
There are also a series of music concerts during the festival, including Los Vinagres, Julieta Venegas and Bejo. There’s a free concert in the Santa Ana Square in Vegueta on Friday 7 and Saturday 8 of April.