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Director
Montxo Armendáriz

Filmography
(selected) 
1979 Barregarriaren Dantza (short)
1984 Tasio
1986 27 horas
1990 Las cartas de Alou
1997 Secretos del corazón
2002 La guerrilla de la memoria (doc)
2003 Escenario movil
2005 Obaba
2011 No tengas miedo

Biography
He was born in Olleta, Navarra, in 1949. Before becoming a filmmaker, he studied Electronics in Pamplona. He star ted out making short films and, in 1984, made his feature film debut with Tasio. In 1996, he directed the internationally acclaimed Secretos del corazón, a subtle social drama about a young boy’s quest for the truth about his mysterious family, which was nominated as Best Foreig n Fil m in the O scars. A liberal filmmaker, his films frequently deal with the darker side of social and historical life. His films have garnered numerous awards, both in Spain and internationally.

Special Screenings

Don’t Be Afraid / Montxo Armendáriz

Silvia is a young girl marked by a dark childhood. When she is hardly twenty-five, she decides to start over and to face people, feelings and emotions that keep her bound to the past. In her fight against adversity and against herself, she will learn to control her fears and become an adult, responsible for her own actions.


Director:Montxo Armendáriz
Script:Montxo Armendáriz
Cinematography:Alex Catalan
Editing:Fernando Franco
Sound:Carlos Bonmati
Art Direction:Julio Torrecilla
Costumes:Nereida Bonmati
With:Lluís Homar (Silvia’s father), Michelle Jenner (Silvia), Belén Rueda (Silvia´s mother), Nuria Gago (Maite), Cristina Plazas (psychologist), Rubén Ochandiano (Toni), Javier Pereira (Victor)
World Sales:Funny Balloons, France T. +33 1 4013 0586 info@funny-balloons.com www.funny-balloons.com
Producer:Puy Oria
Production:Oria Films, Spain T. +34 91 540 1157 oriafilms@telefonica.net www.oriafilms.com www.notengasmiedolapelicula.com
Production Country:Spain
Format:35mm Color
Duration:90'
Production Year:2011
Screening Schedule
STAVROS TORNES:Saturday, November 05, 2011 - 15:30 | ID:163
PAVLOS ZANNAS:Thursday, November 10, 2011 - 13:00 | ID:622
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