According to provisional data from the comScore consultancy, the 16th edition of the Film Festival has registered a total of 1,825,800 spectators, representing an increase of 10% compared to the May edition of 2018.
"Aladdin "leads the top 10 of films from this new edition of the Film Festival followed by "John Wick 3 – Parabellum", "Rocketman", "Pokémon: Detective Pikachu", "I leave it when I want", "Avengers: Endgame", "The son", "Compulsive timadores", "Hellboy and Infiltrated in Miami".
The organizers celebrate the support and follow-up that the spectators have given to the Film Festival on its tenth anniversary, and show their gratitude to all those who during these three days have enjoyed cinema on the big screen.
The Film Festival is an initiative organized by The Federation of Cinematographic Distributors (FEDICINE), the Federation of Cinemas of Spain (FECE) and the Institute of Cinematography and Audiovisual Arts (ICAA), which seeks to encourage attendance at movie theaters as a social and cultural habit, and show the appreciation of the Industry to all the spectators who enjoy each year the magic of movies on the big screen.
10 years of Film Festival
This new edition of the Film Festival has coincided with its tenth anniversary (2009-2019). The first edition was held in June 2009 and had the participation of 342,000 spectators.
On the occasion of the tenth anniversary of the event, the Film Festival has given voice and vote to the audience so that, through the social networks of the event, they would choose their favorite film, director, actor and actress among the ten highest-grossing Spanish films of the Film Festival.
Last Friday May 31 at a ceremony held in Madrid, the organizers presented these special prizes to "Champions" as the favorite movie, to J.A. Bayona, as the favorite director for "The Impossible", Gloria Ramos as the favorite actress for "Champions" and Javier Gutiérrez as the favorite actor for "The minimum island".