Film aficionados are in for a treat when the Moro Spanish Film Festival returns to Perth April 28 – May 16 2021 at Palace Raine Square, Luna Leederville and Luna on SX. This year’s programme consists of 20 feature films from Spain, together with 9 films from across Latin America including Argentina, Chile, Cuba, Mexico and Uruguay.

From hilarious capers to sensual romantic comedies, powerful historical epics and contemporary urban dramas, the festival features some of Spain and Latin America’s leading stars alongside exciting new talent. Palace Cinema’s National Festivals Manager, Paulette Arvizu, gives us some reel inspiración and shares her Top 5 Picks below.

Palace Cinema's National Festivals Manager, Paulette Arvizu

Paulette Arvizu


Rosa’s Wedding

From writer/director Icíar Bollaín, this joyous new romcom features the superb Candela Peña as a woman who finally decides to take charge of her life after always putting others first.

While at War

Oscar-winner Alejandro Amenábar’s exposé of the 1936 Spanish coup reveals the personal side of politics through the eyes of writer Miguel de Unamuno in this six-time Goya-winning drama.

Heroic Losers

The number one Argentinian film of 2019, Heroic Losers is a homespun Ocean’s 11 featuring superstar Ricardo Darín and his son Chino in a comedy heist rich in local colour.

I Can Quit Whenever I Want

Taking Spanish audiences by storm, this hilarious blockbuster comedy sees three unemployed university professors turn their talents to Madrid’s recreational drug trade.

The Goya Murders

An enthralling serial killer mystery set in the world of wealthy art collectors, as a murderer finds gruesome inspiration in the famous paintings of Spanish master Francisco Goya – starring Maribel Verdú.

For the full program, and more information, check out the Festival’s website.

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