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Movie buffs have just a few weeks to prepare for the Barcelona Film Festival, which is due to take place in the Spanish city shortly.

Screenings will be held in a range of venues across the municipality, including Rex Cinema, the Barcelona Centre of Contemporary Culture and Aribau Club 2, meaning those staying in Barcelona hotels should not have to travel far to get involved in the action.

Due to run between April 30th and May 10th, the event will open with a screening of the Japanese piece Megane.

The organisers of the event explain the movie explores the simple pleasures of life, as well as the values of spending time on one’s own.

“Magic in its approach and hilarious results, Megane is a charming film that leaves a permanent smile in your lips,” they add.

Additionally, the 2009 edition of the film festival will see a prize authorised by the Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema presented to a filmmaker for the very first time.

Given the high calibre of films at the event, it could well be wise to book tickets for the showcase sooner rather than later in order to avoid disappointment.

Tickets vary in price and are charged from €4.50. has outlined where to stay for those travelling to Barcelona Asian Film Festival. Here you will find an array of hotels suiting any budget – ranging from cheap hotels to luxury boutique hotels.

Situated in Plaza Catalunya the hotel Gran Ducat offers visitors a vision of the daily day to day life of being in Barcelona is like. For those wanting to stay at this delightful hotel, standard double rooms can be booked from £78 a night.

The Petit Palace Museum hotel has superior double rooms available from £90 a night. This four star rated hotel is a in the heart of the elegant Eixample, an area containing some of Barcelona’s finest Modernist architecture.

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