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 …

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 …

Laura Hojman Festival, MemoriJove

Antonio Machado. Los días azules

Documentary feature film that recovers the memory and work of Antonio Machado, on the 80th anniversary of his death. The poet’s life as a symbol of the Spain that was lost: a hymn to the importance of culture for life, …

David Fontseca Romanos 2020 edition, Festival, MemoriJove

La batalla per les xarxes

Currently 5 billion people own a mobile phone. More than half of them are smartphones. Millions of texts, images and videos circulate daily through social networks worldwide, from dictatorships to the most consolidated democracies. A perfect weapon for social organisation …

David Fernández de Castro, Marc Parramon MemoriJove

Me llamo Violeta

Aged 6, Ignacio told his parents: “I am a girl, my name is Violeta”. Through the story of Violeta, her parents (adult film stars Nacho Vidal and Franceska Jaimes), and other transgender families and young people, we get to know …

Alexandre Chartrand 2019 editon, MemoriJove

Avec un sourire, la revolution

What happened on October 1st? An unprecedented look at the self-determination process from the director’s subjective point of view brings us to the forefront of the fight. Grass-roots activists, street protesters, Catalan leaders and spontaneous mobilizations are the testimonies of …

Pepe Andreu and Rafa Molés 2018 edition, Festival, MemoriJove

Experimento Stuka

In the middle of the Civil War, and with the front still far away, the inhabitants of four tiny towns of Castellón see three planes appear on the horizon. Some children start to say hello, adults look at them with …