Pilar Palomero / ES, 2020 / 97 min.
Celia, an 11-year-old girl, studies in a nun school in Zaragoza and lives with her mother. Brisa, a new companion recently arrived from Barcelona, pushes her towards a new stage in her life: adolescence. On this trip, in the Spain of the Expo and the 1992 Olympic Games, Celia discovers that life is made of many truths and some lies. Director Pilar Palomero will introduce the screening through an online intro video.
'We were the first generation of women in Spain that were encouraged to be whatever we wanted to be: to study, to be independent, women of the future… In conclusion, Las niñas is the story of many of the women of today, told through the education they received from Spain of 1992.' Pilar Palomero, director
Screening on the occasion of the Amsterdam Spanish Film Festival. Special event: Director Pilar Palomero will introduce the screening through an online intro video.
Dutch premiere. Awards & Festivals: Best Film at Málaga Film Festival 2020, San Sebastian International Film Festival 2020.