2016 edition

graella


A young man obsessed with war games becomes a soldier. But he finds real war boring and returns home to face a family war caused by the economic crisis. Only when he realizes real life is not like in the movies, will he be able to grow up.


The story of five young pioneers and local winegrowers who managed to turn one of the poorest regions of the country into an international model of wine production.


Germany received one million people during the year 2015 following a large open-doors tradition with the refugees. In Dresden, citizens implicated in receiving displaced have to face groups of extreme right that refuse immigrants.


The life of a man who played two roles during World War II, both at great risk: a combat infantryman on the front lines and a photographer who took and developed roughly 8,000 photographs of the war.


Over the past 15 years, an extraordinary group of musicians has come together to celebrate the universal power of music. This collective created by legendary cellist Yo-Yo Ma, exemplifies music’s ability to blur international boundaries, blend disparate cultures and inspire hope for artist and audience.


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 story of a group of Uruguayan militants exiled in Buenos Aires, who in 1976 were kidnapped and illegally transferred to Uruguay by a military command of the Uruguayan dictatorship in an unknown episode of the Condor Operation.


The story of the man who conducted “witch-hunts” in search of Communist sympathizers between 1950 and 1956. North American Senator McCarthy became popular on TV and his dogmatic patriotism went crazy. The parallelisms with Donald Trump are more than evident.


The incredible but forgotten life of Eduard Toda, a great figure from Reus who lived in the Catalonia of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. He was the first Egyptologist of Spain, he discovered the Catalan roots of Algherese and he was the rebuilder of Poblet monastery.


Luke Shannon (Buster Keaton) works as a photographer in the streets of New York accompanied by a small monkey. Luke decides to become a documentary filmmaker to impress a woman called Sally who works at the Metro Goldwyn Mayer.


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.


19th of May, 1939. Franco’s army celebrates the triumph with a spectacular cavalcade in the center of Madrid. Meanwhile, Spanish republicans go into exile. For the first time in history we can see Spanish Civil War as we have never seen it before: in color.


An audiovisual show with live music of Teatre Magnètic with Mariona Aupí, capturing different spaces and sights of Reus with a hypnotical vision of the colective imaginary of the city. The project is created by the students of Casa d’Oficis Mar Carandell with the support of CIMIR.