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Mehdi Rahmani, Jury member at Imagineindia 2020

Mehdi Rahmani will be Jury Member at the 19th edition of Imagineindia International Film Festival to take place in Madrid on 17 – 31 May 2020.

The Iranian director and producer was born in 1979. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Iranian Cinema and Broadcasting university-Tehran as a director and made 18 short films and documentaries. Continue reading Mehdi Rahmani, Jury member at Imagineindia 2020

Mahtab Keramati, jury president at Imagineindia 2020

Mahtab Keramati will be the Jury President of the 19th edition of Imagineindia  to  take place in Madrid, May 17-31, 2020.

Born on October 17, 1970 in Tehran, Iran, in 2006 she was appointed UNICEF National Ambassador in Iran.

She was taking acting courses when she was cast for the role of Helen in The Men of Angelos, which earned her national recognition.  She later appeared in films such as Mummy III and Rain Man, for which she was nominated for the Fajr Crystal Simorgh International Film Festival.  She then appeared in dramas such as Saint Mary and Crimson Soil and the films Hell, Purgatory, Heaven, There are things you don’t know, Alzheimer’s and the private life of Mr. and Mrs. M ..   She won a Crystal Simorgh for Best Actress in a supporting role for Twenty In 2015, winner of the Award for Best Actress International Imagineindia Film Festival.

Keramati won the Best Actress Award at Imagineindia for her performance in “Ghosts” by acclaimed Iranian filmmaker Dariush Mehrjui.


Mahtab Keramati


Press release/Presentation of Imagineindia 2019


–  The festival will give the Lifetime Achievement Award to the indian director Buddhadeb Dasgupta.

–  It will take place in Madrid from 17 to 31 May 2019.

The 18th edition of Imagineindia International Film Festival will take place in Madrid from 17 to 31 May.  81 films, 5 venues, 18 international juries and 15 international guests in this festival, which has already become a classic among film festivals.  This year Imagineindia pays homage to the Indian director Buddhadeb Dasgupta with Lifetime Achievement Award. Continue reading Press release/Presentation of Imagineindia 2019

Programme. Barcelona. September 2018

Filmoteca de Cataluña
Plaza de Salvador Seguí 1-9

Saturday 1 September
21.30 h

Lal Darja

Sunday 2 September
19.30 h

Manda Meyer Upakhyan

Tuesday 4 September
21.30 h

Swapner Din

Wednesday 5 September
21.30 h

Ami, Yasin Ar Amar Madhubala

Thursday 6 September
18.30 h


Friday 7 September
21.30 h



Casa Asia
Cines Girona
Carrer de Girona 175


Saturday 22 September
20.00 h

Out of Frame (Wai Lun Kwok)  Hong Kong

Saturday 29 September
20.00 h

Bomba (Ralston Jover)  Philippines

Saturday 6 October
20.00 h

Highway 318 (Yunxing Nie)  China

Saturday 13 October
20.00 h

Blockage (Mohsen Gharaei)  Iran

Saturday 20 October
20.00 h

King of Peking (Sam Voutas)  Australia

B The Travel Brand
Avenida Diagonal 512

Monday 3 September
19.00 h

Mousse (John Hellberg)  Sweden

Szamota’s Mistress (Adam Uryniak)  Poland

Monday 17 September
19.00 h

King of Peking (Sam Voutas)  China / Australia

Closing Gala Imagineindia 2018





On May 31, Thursday, 7:00 pm, took place the Closing Gala of the 17th edition of the Imagineindia International Film Festival. With the presence of directors, international producers: Bauddhayan Mukherji (India) Director, Airat Iamilov (Russia) Director of photography, Delphine Montaigne (France) Actress, Yunxing Nie (China) Director, Sun Yun (China) Producer, Tzahi Grad (Israel) Director, producer.

The Gala was presented by the actor Sergio Pazos and actress Yolanda Font.

The Awards were given by Spanish cinema personalities like : Pedro Hernández (Producer of Magical Girl), Ángela Molina (Actress), Innocence (Singer), Azucena de la Fuente (Actress), Alba Ferrara (Actress), Lola Forner (Actress), José Marzilli (Representative of Javier Bardem), David Marqués (Scriptwriter of Campeones), Paola García San Juan (Director), Pedro Mari Sánchez (Actor), Félix Sabroso (Director) or authorities : Hagit Mualem (Embassy of Israel), Jeeva Maria Roy (Embassy of India) among others.


Press Conference. Presentation Imagineindia 2018

The Official Presentation of Imagineindia 2018 will take place at a Press Conference on 8th May, atThe Travel Brand Xperience (Calle Miguel Ángel 33, Madrid),12.00 h.
The event will count with the participation of Juan Echanove (Actor), Gran Wyoming (TV presenter),Dani Mateo (TV Presenter), Sergio Pazos (Actor), Nerea Garmendía (Actress), Alba Ferrara(Actress), Helga Martínez (Photographer), David Marqués (Director), Yolanda Font (Actress),Mayte Ariza (Dream,s Strategy), Jaime Iglesias Gamboa (Film Critic), José Marzilli (Actor,s Agent), Cynthia Hurtado (Information and Culture Assistant Embassy of India), Jesús Arcos García (Cultural Secretary of Embassy of Israel) ,  Qazi Abdur Rahim (Festival Director).
Imagineindia festival is sponsored by the Madrid City Council, the State Government of Madrid,Embassy of IndiaDirectorate for film festivals (DFF)Minsitry of External Affairs of India (MEA), in addition to the numerous collaborators.

Imagineindia 2018 Official Presentation

The 17th edition of Imagineindia International Film Festival will come to Madrid’s screens from May 17 to 31, 2018. More than 80 films, 6 venues, 12 international guests make this festival a classic among the film festivals in Spain.

13 films from 11 countries will compete in the Official Section for the “Golden Chakra” in the 17th edition of Imagineindia, which will take place in Madrid from May 17 to 31. Accompanied by parallel sections for documentaries, short films, film schools, humanitarian conflicts (Syria), women or religions. Continue reading Imagineindia 2018 Official Presentation

Imagineindia Programme in September – October – November


B The Travel Brand Xperience (MADRID)                                                             Calle Miguel Ángel 33.  Metro Gregorio Marañón

Monday  2 October                                                                                                             19.30 h

Free and Easy  (Geng Jun)  China Continue reading Imagineindia Programme in September – October – November

Manuel Tallafé (Actor)

Manuel Tallafé (Cadiz, July 5, 1963) is a Spanish actor. A multi-faceted artist, he has also been gagman, singer (won with his first album the prize ImaginaRock), collaborator in television and radio programs. Participant in more than 30 films.