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 …

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 …

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 …

Firouzeh Khosrovani Festival, Oficial Section

Radiograph of a Family

The honest voice of director Firouzeh Khosrovani opens the documentary with an enigmatic statement: “My mother married a photo of my father.” This is not a metaphor. Tayi literally married a portrait of Hossein in Tehran. Firouzeh’s father was studying …

Emma Tusell 2020 edition, Festival, Oficial Section

Video Blues

The camera takes a peek at a mother and two daughters in a car, interrupting them midsentence. Shots of a mountain view and an airplane. What we are seeing are a family’s holiday videos from the 80s, when another layer …

Antonio Alonso 2020 edition, Festival, Memorimage Online, Oficial Section

El abogado

On Saturday, June 3rd, 2017, Ignacio Echeverría confronted the terrorists who attacked the London Bridge with his skateboard as only weapon. He managed to save the life of a young French woman and a British policeman helping others to look …

Heidi Hassan and Patricia Pérez Fernández 2020 edition, Festival, Oficial Section

A media voz

Childhood friends Patricia and Heidi grew up in Cuba, where they both went to the film academy. As children of the 1970s, they were brought up with the communist ideals of Che Guevara, but the promised bright future failed to …

Sandra Beerends 2020 edition, Festival, Oficial Section

They call me babu

Alima worked for a Dutch family as their babu—nanny—in the former Dutch East Indies. In voice-over, we hear the story of how she came to the family to care for their baby and accompanied them for a short stay …