Gijón International Film Festival

From Nov 15, 2019 to Nov 23, 2019


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  • Vicente Aranda receiving the Festival's Honorary Award from Victoria Abril and Jorge Sanz. FICX51 opening gala

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Gijón International Film Festival

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Gijón, Asturias  (Principality of Asturias)

Gijón International Film Festival


From Nov 15, 2019 to Nov 23, 2019

Gijón International Film Festival


Every year Gijón stages its film festival and invites you to come and enjoy it. The Jovellanos theatre, the La Laboral culture centre and other venues throughout the city screen numerous films including particularly works by independent filmmakers. There are also encounters with directors and actors, round tables, courses, concerts and exhibitions. Some of the events are also open to everyone. Numerous top professionals have taken part in the festival over the years, including Jem Cohen, Emir Kusturika, Julio Medem, Marisa Paredes, Maribel Verdú, Paul Schrader and Todd Haynes, to name just a few.