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FIRST PRIZE, PREMIO SOLÉ TURA BFF 2021 to British fiction, “Good Thanks, You?” by Molly Manning Walker.

SECOND PRIZE, PREMIO SOLÉ TURA BFF 2021 for the Spanish documentary, “Cuando no esté Lola” by Cristina R. Orosa and Beatriz Romero.

THIRD PRIZE, SOLÉ TURA BFF 2021 for Moldovan animation “Of” by Vlad Bolgarin.

2021 MICROSHORT AWARD for short film “Cerval”, by Penélope Castillo.


Panel Discussions, Ceremonies, and Post-Screenings from BFF2021

Talk: GROWING FROM A STANDSTILL, March 18th at 16.30h
Opening Ceremony, March 18th at 18.30
Panel Discussion IMAGE & IDENTITY, March 19th at 11.30h
Post screening ROBIN’S WISH, 19 de marzo
Monologue PIXELATED SMILES, March 19th at 17.30h
Panel Discussion MENTAL HEALTH IN TROUBLED TIMES, March 20th at 11.30h
Post-screening “OLIVER SACKS: HIS OWN LIFE“, with José María González de Echávarri. March 20th at 16.35h.
Closing Ceremony, March 20th at 18.00h.

Poster del Festival

Brain Film Fest 2021 took place March 18-20th. The last 12 months have been a shock to the system, and perhaps especially so when contemplating our mental health. Its repercussions are becoming evident both on an individual, as well as collective, level. As the pandemic’s symptoms fade out, we’ll have to learn to cope with the mental consequences of this seismic change. In many ways it’s a Brain Crash, an accident whose magnitude we’re barely beginning to understand. BFF was hoping to bring a multifaceted perspective on the current situation, viewing it not only as a trauma, but as a rupture that leaves space for improvement and creation. The festival’s 4th edition focused on the fragility of our psychological balance, through films, talks and workshops, in addition to other films and content about the marvelous universe of the human brain.

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