The ever-popular Spanish Film Festival has announced its dates for 2012 as well as revealing a taster from its programme.
Now in its 15th year the festival, which showcases the best Spanish-language films from recent and past cinema history, will screen As Luck Would Have It (La chispa de la vida), a film about a man who attempts to sell the exclusive rights to his story after being involved in an accident, which stars Salma Hayek; thriller Sleep Tight (Mientras duermes), about a shady concierge; and Chinese Take Away (Cuento chino), starring The Secret In Their Eyes' Ricardo Darín as "a solitary man compelled to take in a Chinese lodger".
The full programme is yet to be announced, but the dates are as follows:
Sydney: Wednesday 4 July to Sunday 15, Palace Norton St and The Chauvel
Melbourne: Thursay 5 July to Sunday 15, Palace Cinema Como and Kino Cinemas
Brisbane: Wednesday 11 July to Sunday 22, Palace Centro
Adelaide: Thursday 12 July to Sunday 22, Palace Nova Eastend Cinemas
Perth: Thursday 19 July to Wednesday 25, Cinema Paradiso
More information can be found on the Spanish Film Festival's website.