INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECTURE FILM FESTIVAL BARCELONA
May 11th to May 16th 2021. 1st Edition.

THE festival

BARQ Festival, the competitive international architecture and interior design film festival in Barcelona, breaks ground.

The BARQ Festival – International Architecture Film Festival Barcelona, celebrates its first edition from May 11th to May 16th 2021, which will take place onsite in the city of Barcelona and online during the Barcelona Architecture Week.

The BARQ Festival is the only film festival dedicated to architecture and interior design in Spain and it is an initiative of Nihao Films with the support of Fundació Mies van der Rohe, Arquin-FAD, and the Architects’ Association of Catalonia – COAC.

It is a cultural, playful and reflectional event, three conditions that give the festival great potential to become a relevant cinematic event attracting strong interest and the ability to transfer debates to society.

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FILMS REGISTRATION

If you have shot a documentary feature or short film related to architecture or are in the process of finishing it, participate in our call. Your work can be part of the official selection of the BARQ Festival.

Registration through the FilmFreeway online platform.

Check out our Registration and Participation Rules at:  CHECK THE RULES

 

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BARQ FESTIVAL IS A FILM FESTIVAL DEDICATED TO DEEPEN THE RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN THE FIRST AND THE SEVENTH ART. CINEMA USES ARCHITECTURE TO SHOW AND CREATE WORLDS EXPLORING SOCIAL REALITIES, AND ARCHITECTURE USES CINEMA TO REACH THE WHOLE OF SOCIETY.

PROGRAMMING

BARQ Festival will include an extensive program with films from all over the world and various parallel activities. It will attach particular value to those films that through architecture display, in an innovative way, current themes such as urban activism, politics, economy, the environment, territorial, cultural and social diversity, housing, coexistence and equal rights among people.

The quality, originality and technical and artistic solidity of the productions will be prioritized, as well as being unreleased in Spain or that they have not been released commercially.

BARQ festival

awards

BARQ AWARD TO THE BEST DOCUMENTARY FILM: 1.500 €

BARQ AWARD TO THE BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT FILM: 600 €

BARQ AUDIENCE AWARD

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