These are the ten most outstanding plans to do from May 26 to 28 in Barcelona.
Weekend of documentaries with the DocsBarcelona festival:
The 26th edition of DocsBarcelona, which began on May 18, comes to an end this weekend. For eleven days, documentary film lovers can enjoy a wide catalog of documentaries, which this year revolve around patriarchal violence. The program includes a total of 30 proposals, 14 between Friday and Sunday, which are screened at the Aribau Cinema, at the CCCB and at the Filmoteca de Catalunya. Feature highlights this weekend include Smoke Sauna Sisterhood, the documentary that opened the festival and won best direction at Sundance. In it, a group of women share their most intimate emotions and experiences in a sauna located in a forest in northern Estonia. The screening is on Saturday at 5:00 p.m. at the Aribau cinema.
Barcelona says goodbye to Coldplay on Saturday and Sunday in the second round of concerts at the Olympic Stadium:
After having sold out the 200,000 tickets for the concerts on May 24, 25, 27 and 28, there is no doubt that the Barcelona public is looking forward to the Coldplay Music of The Spheres World Tour. The British band led by Chris Martin, which has already given two of its concerts in Barcelona, is preparing to say goodbye to Barcelona with two dates this weekend: a concert on Saturday and another on Sunday. It is the only Spanish stop on the Coldplay tour, which has broken a record, being the first band to fill the Olympic Stadium for four nights.
Dano's rap will rock the Razzmatazz room this Saturday with Man Makes Plans, God Laughs:
The Argentine rapper and producer, considered one of the most important on the current Spanish scene, presents his new mixtape El Hombre Hace Planes, Dios Se Ríe. Dano is a versatile artist with songs with catchy choruses. The tour of the Argentine EHHPDSR, in which he is accompanied by DJ Swet, will stop this Saturday at the Razzmatazz room at 10 p.m.
Discover the secrets of Pixar films at CosmoCaixa:
WALL E, Monsters, S.A, Brave, Finding Nemo... The science of Pixar, the exhibition that can be seen at CosmoCaixa until September 3, covers the process of creating these films and many others. Through interactive installations, the exhibition allows children, and also the elderly, to immerse themselves in the world of computer-animated cinema. CosmoCaixa also offers guided visits that can be completed in its restaurant with tasting tapas or a menu inspired by the theme of the exhibition.
Sade. Freedom or evil: the exhibition not suitable for minors at the CCCB:
The Marquis de Sade was a French writer and philosopher now known for giving sadism its name. Sade. Freedom or Evil is an exhibition that explores his aesthetic, philosophical, and political legacy in contemporary culture from the avant-garde of the early 20th century to the present day. What the exhibition intends is to narrate Sade from the present based on issues of freedom of expression, censorship, gender diversity, political violence, abuse or subversion of gender roles.
The little mermaid more human than ever:
Disney continues with live action remakes of their movies, and this time it's The Little Mermaid's turn. Directed by Rob Marshall and with new lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda for the songs, The Little Mermaid tells the same story as the original, Ariel (Halle Bailey), the youngest of the daughters of King Triton (Javier Bardem) wants to see the world human. The film also features the performances of Melissa McCarthy, who becomes the witch Ursula, and the British Jonah Hauer-King, who plays Prince Eric.
Strange way of life, Almodóvar's gay western that only lasts half an hour:
As he did with La voz humana in 2020, Pedro Almodóvar presents a 30-minute short film with Extraña forma de vida. In this project, the man from La Mancha dares with a gay western starring renowned actors Pedro Pascal and Ethan Hawke, who play two gunmen who meet again 25 years after working together as hired guns.
The Hummingbird, the Italian bestseller film:
Italian author Sandro Varonesi published The Hummingbird, a book that became a bestseller and now a film directed by director Francesca Archibugi. It tells the story of Marco Carrera, nicknamed "the hummingbird" by everyone he knows, through the memories that come and go. The explanation for his vital problems is in the past and Marco does not stop returning to the time in which he fell madly in love with a neighbor with whom he will maintain chaste encounters throughout his life.
Bàrbara Mestanza recounts a traumatic episode of her life in Sucia:
A young woman suffered a sexual assault in a massage center in Madrid, but it was not until years later that, passing in front of the premises, then occupied by vending machines, that she remembered everything that had happened there. This is the story of the playwright, actress and singer, Bàrbara Mestanza, which she now depicts in the play Sucia at the Akadèmia theatre. Dirty revolves around finding an answer to the question often asked of a sexual assault victim: Why didn't you do anything?
The discreet lover reinterpreted by Lluís Homar:
At the beginning of the 17th century, Lope de Vega wrote La discreta enamora, a play with entanglements and comedy that tells the story of Fenisa, a woman who uses tricks to confront her mother's designs to marry whoever she wants. The Barcelona actor Lluís Homar has adapted the work of the Baroque playwright in this work by the Compañía Nacional de Teatro Clássico, which is now coming to the Romea Theatre.