Festival

Tickets and registrations

Opening and closing ceremonies: Free entry

You must preveously confirm your assistance to Rosa Mari cultura@reus.cat or through the phone number 977 010 228 from 11:00h to 14:00h

Screenings: Free entry.

Memorimage and wine registrations: You must sign up in: https://memorimage.reus.cat/ from the 19th of October

Workshop registrations: info@memorimage.reus.cat

 

Spaces

Teatre Bartrina

Screenings and information point

Plaça del Teatre, 1 Reus

 

 

Orfeó Reusenc

Screenings and information point

Sant Llorenç, 14 Reus

 

CIMIR

Professional seminar and workshops

Jaume Vidal i Alcover, 6 Reus

 


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.


All families have secrets. This daily premise reflects the director's intriguing journey to solve her family’s puzzle; Who really is her Aunt Adriana? Is it possible that this modern, independent and joyful woman has an unspeakable secret?


ATTENTION! BECAUSE OF THE STRIKE THAT WILL TAKE PLACE ON WEDNESDAY 8th OF NOVEMBER, FRAGILE'S WEDNESDAY 8th SESSION HAS BEEN CALLED OFF. How does poverty affect four girls from other continents? Four girls from four different continents are followed during their birth and their first year of life. All of them have in common their fragile situation of extreme poverty. Ten years later, we find them again to observe the current situation of their families and countries.


Who was behind Caterina Albert? Actress Míriam Iscla discovers the story of the woman who hid herself behind the nickname of Víctor Català. Caterina Albert was a distinguished writer in Catalan language and a pioneer in the feminist fight through literature.


If we save the seals, who will save the Eskimos? Inuit people’s voice is facing the big environmental groups to defend the base of their economy and their lifestyle, the hunt of seals. A debate between the struggle for the environment and the survival of Inuit culture and tradition.


Who was Guillem d'Efak? During the sixties, he became known as "the black who sang in Catalan", an unusual rarity within the cultural outlook. Born in Equatorial Guinea, raised in Mallorca, poet, bohemian, scrounger... A fascinating figure on which the playwright Pep Tosar wants to make a play, for this reason he will travel to Mallorca to interview those who knew him best.


A shocking aesthetic and experimental film that takes the audience into the strange, persuasive and disturbing reality of nuclear weapons. Crossing the boundaries of art, politics and technology.


In 1941, Chilean journalist Carlos Barry Silva is invited to a big tour in Japan along with five more journalists. After the Pearl Harbour attack, they are forced to stay and become war stringers. A chapter that will define their lives as well as their families.


The passage of time was captured in some films kept for decades in the attics of the district of Baix a Mar, Torredembarra. A tenderly recall through the memory recorded by the Tizón family of Barcelona and safeguarded by the sisters Figuerola of Torredembarra.


Joan Manuel Serrat goes in depth into the memories of his childhood and youth in the Poble Sec neighborhood. Through his most personal anecdotes, we move to the middle of the last century, with its habits and rules, while Serrat transmits us the familiar, chaotic and lifeful character of an unforgettable era, and all of this with the help of the journalist Lluís Permanyer.


Will universal basic income make people lazy? Or will it free them? The debate on the sustainability of a basic income for those over 21 is on the table. Economists and politicians study the opportunities and risks of this proposal and questions about human psychology and nature come into play.


ATTENTION! BECAUSE OF THE STRIKE THAT WILL TAKE PLACE ON WEDNESDAY 8th OF NOVEMBER, FRAGILE'S WEDNESDAY 8th SESSION HAS BEEN CALLED OFF. How does poverty affect four girls from other continents? Four girls from four different continents are followed during their birth and their first year of life. All of them have in common their fragile situation of extreme poverty. Ten years later, we find them again to observe the current situation of their families and countries.


Miquel, a senior veteran executive is fired from the multinational where he works. Alfred's family is forced to leave their home. Amar, is the director of an automobile factory in Damascus. All of them share a moment of change and uncertainty that unites them.


Former enemy combatants – Israeli soldiers from elite units and Palestinian fighters, many of whom served years in prison – who have joined together to challenge the status quo and say “enough.” The film reveals their transformational journeys from soldiers committed to armed battle to nonviolent peace activists, leading to the creation of combatants for peace.


In 1943, a group of exiled Spanish republicans serving the United States Army, enters clandestinely in Spain, in one of the most erratic operations of the American espionage during WWII. This is an espionage story rescued from the oblivion.


A film crew is shooting a movie on a mysterious island of Sumatra. There, they discover the existence of a prehistoric civilization and an ancestral tribe that kidnaps Ann, the main actress, to offer her in ritual sacrifice to Kong, a gigantic gorilla.


Rufus T. Firefly gets to the power of Freedonia for recommendations of Mrs. Teasdale. Firefly's continued squabbles and tensions with the neighboring country, Sylvania, lead to a war that Sylvanian spies Chico and Pinky will try to figure out how to win. A great comedy by the Marx Brothers.


In the year of the cultural capital, Memorimage wants to highlight the value of the audiovisual heritage by selecting 3 audiovisual pieces for the Closing Ceremony. During this ceremony, we will also be able to meet the winners of Memorimage 2017’s Awards.


How deep can you go on a single breath? We immerse ourselves in the extraordinary story of diver Jacques Mayol, the first to reach 100 metres below the sea without artificial breathing, and who revolutionized freediving by introducing yoga and Zen techniques.


Andrea Motis is a silent trumpeter, an association of ideas difficult to combine. Her way of moving through a world where fame is more precious than the professional success. This is the intimate and full of emotions of a unic and unrepeatable moment story, that moment full of vertigo that intoxicates us just before making a big leap into the unkown. A film about life changes, doubts, fears, contradictions and jazz, lots of jazz.


Out is the portrait of a time of courage: different young gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people around the world recorded the moment in which they explain to their families their sexual orientation and gender identity.


Tobias was one year old when his parents had to deal with the news: his son was born deaf. Their first reaction was to lower expectations in relation to his future, as if he were destined to live isolated from society.[...]


If turning 75 is exciting for a person, for an institution like firaReus it is a tremendous pride. Fira de Reus is a clear example of the entrepreneurial and commercial character of the village and their fellow citizens. The documentary, based on footage, describes seven decades of this project with testimonies and portraits of the market during its editions.


Made following the discovery of amateur footage shot in China in 1966 during the first and most radical stage of the Cultural Revolution, In the Intense Now speaks to the fleeting nature of moments of great intensity. [...]


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 innocence and curiosity. But the planes maneuver, they crumble and bomb houses, churches and city councils. They kill 38 neighbors. They never knew who was responsible. Until now.


Miró is very well known as the luminous artist, the one that is in constant search of the inner child, the surrealist who took part of the abstract movement with its explosion of color. However, the truth is that there is a Miró of tortured figures.


In 1818 Mary Shelly published one of the masterpieces of the Universal Literature: Frankenstein. On its first century we get into Mel Brooks’s comedy “Young Frankenstein”, a classic hit of the 70’s.


Miró is very well known as the luminous artist, the one that is in constant search of the inner child, the surrealist who took part of the abstract movement with its explosion of color. However, the truth is that there is a Miró of tortured figures.


Fernando Gallego is a DJ, but not a common DJ: He is Nando Dixkontrol. To most people he is an anonymous character, but, there was a time where he was the epicenter of a resounding earthquake, a nocturn idol.


El 25 de novembre de 2016 mor a l’Havana el líder històric de la Revolució Cubana, Fidel Castro Ruz, als 90 anys. La data marca l’inici de 9 dies de dol oficial durant els quals l’agitada vida cubana queda privada de música i alcohol.


The valuable diamond known as “Pink Panter” has been stolen and only one clue has been found in the crime scene: a white glove of the known thief “The Gost”. The inspector of the case, Inspector Coloseau, points to him as the main suspicious, despite he is already retired.


Out is the portrait of a time of courage: different young gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people around the world recorded the moment in which they explain to their families their sexual orientation and gender identity.


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 a cinematographic portrait depicting civil disobedience in Catalonia, where repression is fought with a smile.



From knee to heart is a documentary about the dancer Sol Picó. From the dancer under the spotlight to her reality behind the scenes, the documentary approaches Sol Pico’s daily life at a crucial moment in her career after winning the National Dance Award.



The human brain is the most complicated organ in the known universe. What if there were a deep place inside it that could take you from pain to pleasure?


What is hidden behind the petrochemical industry? A portrait of the concern of the habitants of Camp de Tarragona for the health and environment of the area.


LABO is a tour through the memory of Labor University Francisco Franco de Tarragona, who not only speaks to us through his buildings but also of the memory of those who lived in them during the first years.


Sicilian Letizia Battaglia began a lifelong battle with the Mafia when she first dared to point her camera at a brutally slain victim. Exposing the Cosa Nostra's barbaric reign, she bore unflinching witness to their crimes and has led a life continually defined by defiance and passion.


Walaa, a teenage girl raised in a refugee camp, decides to become one of the few female police officers of the Palestinian security forces.


Gaudí, God’s architect, is a story of faith, of overcoming, about five lay that decided to create an assossiation to demonstrate that Gaudí deserves one of most valuable titles of the Church: beatification.


A suitcase opened in 2016 uncovers the figure, life and work of Madame Colette.


Elena Universo tells a story about Elena Rull Mur, it could be a story of so many women of his time, caught between their desires, ambitions and dreams, and between what society expected of them.


Gaudí, God’s architect, is a story of faith, of overcoming, about five lay that decided to create an assossiation to demonstrate that Gaudí deserves one of most valuable titles of the Church: beatification.


Some days before his death, Peret, one of the greatest gypsy musicians in Spain, shares with his granddaughter Santa the origin of Catalan Rumba. 50 years after the hit Borriquito, the grandsons feature an intimate portrait of this great music icon, and the only musical genre created on the streets of Europe in the 20th century.


Jacques Tatí turns to incarnate Monsieur Hulot is a kind and extravagant man who lives in a humble neighborhood. She often visits her sister's house: an ultramodern mansion where everything is automated. The brother-in-law of Mr. Hulot does not approve of the close relationship between him and his son Gerald.


In 1964 the Francoism celebrates the "25 years of peace" with a tight control of information through the No-Do. That's when a young man decides to take a 16mm camera and go out to shoot places and people that the regime would never want to show.