Cinema in Barcelona | Festivals and film series

This is not the cinema listing of Barcelona. Here you will find festivals, films series and special screenings. Fiction and documentary. Feature films and short films. Animation and anime. Also cinema for children. Cinema from here and from there. Cinema from countries that you never imagined were producing movies. Retrospectives, tributes and, sometimes, vindication. Take a seat, check the brochure of the film. The lights go out, schhhh.

Family programming of the Filmoteca
Children, Cinema
13/02/2021 to 26/12/2021

Among the various tasks of the Filmoteca de Catalunya, one is to bring the cinema projected on the big screen to children. And when it comes to the Filmoteca, we talk about films of recognized quality.

Cinema Lliure a la Platja
Children, Cinema, Festival
01/07/2021 to 05/08/2021
Free event

"Cinema Lliure a la Platja" is a free cycle of independent film projected on the beach of San Sebastian, although this year, for health reasons, it is held on the esplanade next to the CEM La Mar Bella.

Sala Montjuïc
Cinema, Concerts, Gastronomy
02/07/2021 to 06/08/2021

The open-air cinema Sala Montjuïc is one of the referents of Barcelona's summer cultural program.

Cinema, Concerts, Exhibitions
15/07/2021 to 26/08/2021

The night and outdoor programming for the months of July and August returns to CosmoCaixa with the screening of a series of science fiction films.

Mecal Air Barcelona
16/07/2021 to 11/09/2021

Mecal's short films return to the streets of Barcelona with a double outdoor session every Friday and Saturday of the summer at the Jardins Elisava (behind the Museu del Disseny).

Cinema, Conference/Debates
03/08/2021 to 29/08/2021

A cycle of films with films that have not had access, or have had in a very limited way, to the circuits of distribution. As the difficulties in getting a copy are important, each session becomes a unique event.

Summer nights in CaixaForum
Cinema, Concerts, Shows
02/08/2021 - 04/08/2021 to 05/08/2021 - 09/08/2021 - 11/08/2021 - 18/08/2021

During the months of July and August, at CaixaForum, there will be concerts, cinema, poetry recitals and other activities.

70 mm - Phenomena Experience
09/08/2021 - 29/08/2021

The 70mm film, the negative, means high resolution and panoramic projection. A 70mm film, screening, means high intensity experience. And living it, in all Spain, can only be achieved in a movie theater in Barcelona.

Festival of Gràcia
Children, Cinema, Concerts, Exhibitions, Local fiestas, Sports
15/08/2021 to 21/08/2021
Free event

The Festival of Gràcia have a long tradition and are one of the most famous in Barcelona for the various organized activities, but mainly for the decoration of the streets and balconies.

Pavelló Screen Cinema cycle
02/08/2021 - 06/09/2021

The Pavelló Screen Cinema cycle brings us closer to the relationship between the built space and the inhabitants that reside there. Architecture, and with it the cities, influences the way we live in the same way that rules of coexistence and laws do.