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 …

Olatz Ovejero, Clara López, Aurora Báez, Sebastián Ramírez Festival, MemoriReus

In Spite of Ourselves (A cambio de tu vida)

An explosion in one of the most important chemical plants in Europe, the Petrochemical complex in Tarragona, triggers the labour struggle of a group of workers who demand what is fair for everyone.

In the research for the film and …

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 …

Agnès Olivé Benet Festival, MemoriReus

Toubab, confiesan que he vivido

The story of the musician from Reus that has travelled centenary of cities, prisons, and streets from all over the world sharing his passion and love for rock. From the archive footage and the artists that have shared life by …

Meritxell Colell i Lucia Vassallo Festival, Oficial Section

Transoceánicas

Two filmmakers, the Catalan Meritxell Colell and the Argentinian Lucía Vasallo start to film their daily life and start a correspondence that keeps them in touch despite the distance. The result is a whispered conversation in which the passing of …