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    36, ZURI BELTZAN

    Ainhoa Urgoitia, Enrique Rey

    It all began with a kiss. It all began with a kiss and a demonstration. It all began with a kiss, a demonstration, and some photos. Photos of women.
    40 years have gone by. We've taken another look at the photos.
    We are still there fighting.
    We are still there.

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    ALEVOSÍA

    Sara Casasnovas

    A fan falls in love with a character in a TV soap. Obsessed with having her, he tries to kidnap the actress who plays the part. Essay about the fan phenomenon, the collateral damage of fame and show business. A portrait of the stalking of mediatic artists, the gradual loss of personal freedom as viewers feel the "character" belongs to them, and the consequent invasion of their private space. The film is based on the legitimate voice of a real-life case.

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    DEUSES DE PEDRA

    Iván Castiñeiras

    In a rural cross-border school, children's stories combine with legends which still persist there. Story after story, Mariana grows up, and aged seventeen she faces the decision to abandon her village, and leave her mother to go and study abroad.

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    ELENA DIO A LUZ UN HERMOSO NIÑO

    Chiara Marañón, Juan Soto

    Miquelina, Josep, and later their son Pattet, film their lives between 1942 and 1999, for no reason other than generating future memories. They unknowingly record the 20th century: the daily round shot through by Francoism, a camera changing hands, a dictatorship turning into a democracy, images packed with desires, contradictions and dreams of change.

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    ESTO NO ES HOLLYWOOD

    Jone Ibarretxe, Nere Falagan

    Following the untimely deaths of the Ibarretxe brothers (Javi, Josemi and Esteban), Jone Ibarretxe, Josemi's daughter, sets out to rediscover the Ibarretxian universe and the legacy of its production company Ibarretxe & Co. When Basque films were emigrating to more favourable latitudes in the nineties and early noughties, they decided to create their own Bilbollywood. In this documentary, with the assistance of people who knew them, Jone will attempt to explain the "Ibarretxe mystery", and find out whether this universe does not come to an end with their deaths.

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    ITACA

    Juan Prado

    After a lifetime spent studying the Greeks, two female friends and their teacher go on a journey which marks the transition to a new phase, such as retirement. They decide to follow in the steps of Ulysses, who took ten years to get back home after the Trojan War. As they move into an unknown landscape, the tales of the personages who live there and the misfortunes during the trip will force them to reconsider their own lives in a bid to get back what they have lost on the way.

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    L’HOME MÉS PACÍFIC DEL MÓN (THE MOST PEACEFUL MAN IN THE WORLD)

    Raquel Barrera Sutorra

    Two years after the death of my father, "the most peaceful man in the world", I need to complete the short film set in the Civil War which we began shooting together. He wrote it for me to direct it - me, the woman nursing the most anxiety in Pineda de Mar.

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    LA COMUNITAT

    Almudena Verdés

    nspired by the fishing situation in El Palmar which led to the division of the village into two sides. The wives, daughters or sisters of those who could not fish, and the men and the families of those who could. In El Palmar, men have historically controlled access to production resources, a privilege granted by King Jaime I in 1250. Almost thirty years after the conflict and a ruling in favour of the women (’90s), the social gap is still in place.

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    LA MARSELLESA DE LOS BORRACHOS

    Pablo Gil Rituerto

    A film team visits the roads and villages of northern Spain during the summer. They are following in the steps of the clandestine group Cantacronache which, in the summer of 1961, during Franco's dictatorship, went around collecting popular resistance songs. Through the prism of oral recollections and sound files recorded in 1961, the two journeys enter into a dialogue mapping the emotional and political geography of a territory in which the wounds of the past are still unhealed.

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    LA SINSORGA

    Marta Gómez, Paula Iglesias

    2022. Bilbao. An icon of romantic love is about to become a nest of Simple Sallies [sinsorgas]. Journalists Irantzu Varela and Andrea Momoitio decide to transform a bridal dress workshop located in an emblematic building dating back to the early 19th century, into La Sinsorga; a feminist cultural centre. With another specific feature: the entire process has to be carried out by women. The documentary moves with the journey to that place "where we all wanted to go", creating an extravagant personal universe to reflect on the nature of the society we want to build. And live in.

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    PAPAMAMA

    Lorena Ros

    Noa is a gypsy, aged 48. Ex-drug addict, ex-prostitute, ex-convict, transgender and mother of twins whom the government will treat as wards of the state until they are 18 years old. Her father, a drug dealer and domestic abuser, threw her out of the house when she was 8 years old. She survived by prostitution on the street and in prison. Now she wants a home. Noa also wants to be a mum, or dadmum, as her twins call her, and so she seeks out a transgender male with a uterus and ovaries whom she can make pregnant.

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    UM FILME DE FERNANDO RUIZ VERGARA

    Concha Barquero, Alejandro Alvarado

    Film essay about failure, utopia and creation. A present-day reinterpretation of the projects that director Ruiz Vergara was unable to complete, the film seeks to retrieve the ultimate creative breath of a man at the end of his days.

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    ZIKUÑAGAKO AMA

    Pello Gutiérrez Peñalba

    The emptiness left by a father's death. A 1977 documentary confiscated by the Civil Guard. The theft of a 12th century virgin from a small hermitage. An empty tomb, with the bones removed to the general ossuary. A personal film investigation about gaps, images and memory.

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