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Xixón Internacional Film Festival is increased with the presence of Asturian productions.

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One more year Xixón International Film Festival increases its commitment with about thirty films directed by filmmakers who have been born or are linked to the Principado. Out of the thirty titles fourteen will compete out of the Día D'Asturies and Don't Talk about Films, Make them!
Selections. In its 48th Edition, that will be held from Friday 19th to Saturday 27th November, the Festival will screened twenty-three Asturian short films, which represents 31% of the films of short length that will be shown this year. Another Asturian seven feature films will be seen, 7% of the total.

ESBILLA includes ten films, among which outstand the works of Luis Argeo (Corsino, by Cole Kivlin), Enrique Sánchez Lansch (Piano Encounters), Pedro Timón Solinís (Víctor Cueto, nº 3438), Luis Álvarez Mayo (Yo soy el cantante Goyo Ramos) and Pablo de Soto (De el Cairo a Gaza). Alejandro Zapico, who a year ago presented in this selection the documentary La tierra de Óscar, comes back with Donde habita el olvido. Together with them, we have the director from Madrid Manuel Gómez Pereira, who has moved Avilés landscape to the wide screen in Desconectados, whose soundtrack has been done by Víctor Manuel.

In LLENDES, the writer, musician and filmmaker Ramón Lluís Bande presents his new project Sangre. Together with him in Spanish Short Film Night, Gerardo Herrero with Picnic and the short films director Elisa Cepedal with La playa, selected in BAFICI last edition.

Those sections which are exclusively devoted to Asturian cinema include the sixteen remaining films.

The films that will compete this year are, with a total length of about 71 minutes: Coronación (by Luis Pelayo Junquera), Duets, el precio de la fama (Tito Montero), Lust for Killing (Adrián Trapiella), La Mirada Circular (Iván Sáinz Pardo, Dirk Soldner and Jim-Box), Módulo 10 (Teresa Marcos and Ángeles Muñiz), La tercera butaca (Víctor Arias), Western Gay (Carlos Navarro) and Xugá (Velu Requexu).

The non-competitive section, which has a total length of approximately sixty-one minutes, includes six films: Anorexia (Prada brothers), Erase Love (Javier Ideami), Esteban (Pablo Vara), Gotas (Abel Castro Fernández), Insostenible (Mario Viñuela) and Machine Wars (Juan Caunedo).

The educational contest Don't talk about films, make them! includes +K DSFASE (Más que desfase) and Spanish Bombs.