Mostra FIRE!! ends with 62,600 spectators and gender parity

Published On: 22 September, 2020

Mostra FIRE!! Ended yesterday, with one of the most special editions in digital format on the Filmin platform, in a year that commemorated the 25th anniversary of the first LGBTI + film festival in Spain created by Casal Lambda in 1995.

This digital edition called FIRE!! AT HOME has been watched throughout the Spanish territory and has managed to gather more than 62,600 viewers who have enjoyed some of the 43 titles offered by the festival in categories such as: Feature films; Documentaries; Short films; A tribute to the Argentine director Marco Berger; A best of the recent years; or the sections dedicated to transsexuality and Asian cinema. 43 films, most of them unscreened in our country. In the professional section FIRE!! PRO, the public was also able to enjoy 9 meetings with directors and a round table on “Production, distribution and exhibition of LGBT cinema.”





Audience Award for Best Feature Film:

Let There be Light, by Marko Škop (Slovakia, Czech Republic, 2019)

Audience Award for Best Documentary:

Indianara, by Aude Chevalier-Beaumel and Marcelo Barbosa (Brazil, 2019)

Audience Award for Best Short Film:

XY, by Anna Karín Lárusdóttir (Iceland, 2019)



FIRE!! Award for best feature film:

C’est ça l’amour, by Claire Burger (France, Belgium, 2018)

FIRE!! Award for the best documentary:

Madame, by Stéphane Riethauser (Switzerland, 2019)

FIRE!! Award for best short film:

Dirty, by Matthew Puccini (USA, 2019)


For FIRE!! it is an honor to be able to highlight the gender parity of the awards, which three women and three men among the awarded directors, which shows that every day we have more and better women directors on topics related to affective and sexual diversity.

FIRE!! thanks Casal Lambda and the entities that have given us their support – Barcelona City Council, Generalitat de Catalunya, Diputació de Barcelona, Institut Francès de Barcelona, Fundació Enllaç, Consulate of Switzerland, LGTBI Center of Barcelona, Casa Àsia, and the Filmin platform – as well as the other collaborating entities.

Above all, we thank our incredible and dedicated public who follows us every year, as well as those who have just met us thanks to FIRE!! AT HOME. We are waiting for you in June 2021 to celebrate the 25th Anniversary at the French Institute of Barcelona as we all deserve.