Edward Sedgwick, Buster Keaton 2016 edition, Festival, MemoriXics

The Cameraman

Luke Shannon (Buster Keaton) works as a photographer in the streets of New York accompanied by a small monkey. During a big celebration, Luke falls in love with a woman called Sally who works at the Metro Goldwyn Mayer. Luke …

David Fernàndez 2016 edition, Festival, Opening and Closing

Reus, abans, ara i aquí

An audiovisual show with live music of Teatre Magnètic with Mariona Aupí. The images flow in two different screens to represent a unique space: Prim Square, Misericordia Avenue, Mercadal Square… a total of 13 emblematic places and sights. We observe …

Lutz Hachmeister 2016 edition, Festival, Special Sessions

Joe McCarthy, the real american

A portrait of the rise and fall of Joseph Raymond McCarthy, one of the first “bad guys” of United States politics. Parallelisms with Donald Trump’s political trajectory are more than evident. Senator McCarthy became popular on TV and his dogmatic …

Santi Suárez Baldrís 2016 edition, Festival, MemoriReus

Teaching Freedom

In 1965 a group of teachers from Reus joined together to create a new school. The project diverged dangerously from the Catholic Church’s model supported by Franco’s dictatorship. Mowgli’s School was a great pedagogical, political and cultural challenge.
The tenacity …

Marc Iglesias, Paula Monteiro 2016 edition, Festival, MemoriReus

Estados Clandestinos

The Condor Operation was a coordination plan between security services from different military dictatorships from South America supported by the United States, which during the 70’s persecuted and murdered thousands of political opponents.

Through the testimonies of survivors and sons …

Morgan Neville 2016 edition, Festival, Oficial Section

The Music of Strangers

Over the past 15 years, an extraordinary group of musicians has come together to celebrate the universal power of music. Named for the ancient trade route linking Asia, Africa and Europe, The Silk Road Ensemble, an international collective created by …

David Fernández de Castro 2016 edition, Festival, Oficial Section, Opening and Closing

Priorat

Nowadays Priorat has 150 wineries and high quality wines appearing on the best wine lists and the fanciest restaurants around the world. However, 30 years ago they only produced cheap wine from 4 vineyards. Eight centuries of wine production and …

Ramon Masip, Toni Orensanz & Manel Vinuesa 2016 edition, Festival, MemoriJove

Les 7 vides d’Eduard Toda

The exceptional biography and prodigious work of Eduard Toda: a famous diplomatic; the first Egyptologist of Spain; the discoverer of the Catalan roots of Algherese; a tireless traveller following the steps of Ali Bei’s journeys; one of the most important …