Samaher Alqadi 2021 edition, Festival, MemoriJove

As I want

The feminist movement in Egypt is gaining more strength than ever. Increasing numbers of women are daring to raise their voices against sexual harassment, but this outpouring of courage comes from far back.

The Arab Spring brought hope of freedom …

Amets Arzallus, Marc Parramon 2021 edition, Festival, MemoriJove, Oficial Section

Altsasu (Gau Hura)

The documentary begins in 2018 with 100 days to go before the trial and three of the eight young defendants have already spent a year and a half in pre-trial detention. The film captures the physical and emotional transformation of …

Tània Balló, Manuel Jimenez and Serrana Torres 2021 edition, Festival, MemoriJove

LAS SINSOMBRERO 3 – EXILIADAS

LAS SINSOMBRERO 3 – EXILIADAS, follows those artists and intellectuals who, once the civil war ended, had to exile to different countries. Through their biographies, we’ll analyse the impact that they supposed, particularly on their authorship, the banishment. Exile seen …

Júlia Kühne Escolà 2021 edition, Festival, MemoriReus

Padrí

In 1938, my Catalan grandfather was drafted into Spanish civil war. For one year, he experienced the battle between Republicans and Nationalists at first hand. The war lead him from his small Catalan village all over Spain. After arrest, he …

Emiliano Cano Díaz 2021 edition, Festival, MemoriJove

Fortuny. La Mort del pintor

The painter Marià Fortuny (1838–1874), at the peak of his career, spends a happy and creative summer with his family in the Bay of Naples. However, upon returning to Rome, happiness turns into weariness, and he dies suddenly, which gives …

Macià Florit Campins 2021 edition, Festival, Oficial Section

Pedra Pàtria

Macià and Lau are two brothers born in Menorca, in the heart of the Mediterranean. Now a filmmaker, Macià is temporarily residing in the United States, while Lau has remained a farmer on the island. Separated by the ocean, the …