Sweden is guest of honor to the Guanajuato European Film Festival: GUCE

Montserrat Alejandri with the Cine Club team. (Photo: Fabiola Manzano / Especiales).

Guanajuato European Film Festival (Guanajuato Cine Europeo: GUCE) is pleased to announce Sweden as guest of honor during its 7th edition, that will include a homage to filmmaker, scriptwriter, artistic director and actor Jaime Chávarri from Spain. From August 28 to September 7, a total of 104 films will be screened, which will be exhibited in a total More...

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