Galicia

The cinema could draw a map of the world, as the cartographer does; he could explain historical stories and events, like the historiographer; he could “dig” into the past of distant civilizations, like the archaeologist; and could narrate the customs and habits of people like the ethnographer.

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IN A WHISPER

Heidi Hassan, Patricia Pérez, 78', 2019, Cuba-France-Spain-Switzerland
Director: Heidi Hassan, Patricia Pérez
Producers: Daniel Froiz, Delphine Schmit
Writters: Heidi Hassan, Patricia Pérez
Cinematography: Heidi Hassan, Patricia Pérez
Editing: Heidi Hassan, Patricia Pérez, Diana Toucedo
Sound: Sergio Fernández Borrás, Heidi Hassan, Patricia Pérez
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THOSE THAT, AT A DISTANCE, RESEMBLE ANOTHER

Jessica Sarah Rinland, 67', 2019, Argentina-Spain
Director: Jessica Sarah Rinland
Producers: Jessica Sarah Rinland, Beli Martínez
Writters: Jessica Sarah Rinland
Cinematography: Luis Arnias, Jessica Sarah Rinland
Editing: Jessica Sarah Rinland
Sound: Philippe Ciompi

With an elephant’s ivory tusk as the protagonist, Those That, at a Distance, Resemble Another meditates upon the endless tactility of museological and ecological conservation, inviting reflection upon forms of representation, replicas, and embodiments of various materials, disciplines, and institutions.

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FROM THE NEIGHBOURHOOD

Xurxo Chirro, 69', 2019, Spain
Director: Xurxo Chirro
Producers: Beli Martínez
Editing: Xurxo Chirro
Music: Celia Adrián Rodríguez

The neighbourhood celebrates its local festivities. An old lady cannot speak. Her memories come alive. The neighbourhood fades away.

ENTRADAS

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DOROTHÉ IN THE VILLAGE

Alejandro Gándara & Olaia Tubío, 85', 2020, Spain

The Swiss musicologist Dorothé Schubarth came to Galicia in the late 1970s in search of the ancient songs that had already disappeared in central Europe. From her search came the 300 hours of recordings that make up what is considered to be the bible of traditional oral lyric: the Galician Popular Songbook, the largest compilation of traditional music in Galicia, nowadays deposited in the Museo do Pobo Galego. Forty years later, two girls set out on a journey in the footsteps of Schubarth to find the voices she collected and discover their life stories.

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FLESH

Camila Kater, 12', 2020, Spain
Directed by Camila Kater
Produced by Chelo Loureiro, Livia Pérez
Editing: Samuel Mariani
Music by: Sofia Oriana Infante, Julia Teles

Raw, undercooked, to the point, done and well done. Through intimate and personal stories, five women share their experiences in relation to the body, from infancy to old age.

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SANTA BAIA DE MONTES

Sabela Souto, 16', 2020, Spain
Director: Sabela Souto
Producers: Casadocomercio
Writters: Heidi Hassan, Patricia Pérez
Cinematography: Sabela Souto
Editing: Sabela Souto Anabel García
Sound: Xabier Fernández

Santa Baia de Montes is a village in the municipality of Cualedro, in the province of Ourense. Neighbors are fed up with receiving visits from the media that only want information about the fires that are repeated year after year. This time it was not like that.

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A MIÑA TERRA

Santiago D. Risco, 27', 2020, Spain

The director of this film and his family inherit a piece of land that they do not even know where it is, because it is absurdly small and is lost in the middle of the mountain.

Together with his father he tries to locate it to see if it has any value. However, the task turns out to be more complicated than expected, and little by little it also begins to lose its original meaning.

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NOTES ON THE HABITABILITY OF A BARCA

Cinema Semente, 16', 2020, Spain
Director: Cinema Semente
Producers: Paloma Hernández
Cinematography: Pablo Paloma
Editing: Pablo Paloma
Sound: Andrés Fernández-Albalat

The images were recorded for a few days in the surroundings of A Barca, an abandoned town in southern Galicia. The film shows the special way of inhabiting a space in the Galician rural environment.

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UNIDADE VECIÑAL

Tono Mejuto, 7', 2019, Spain

Story about life in a social housing building. A visit to the apartment block in the Barrio de las Flores de A Coruña, promoted by the Obra Sindical del Hogar in the 1960s. A project for which the architect J.A. Corrales, receives the national architecture award in 2001.

Filmed in 16mm, the film consecutively passes through all the rooms of a group of dwellings, starting with the residual spaces of the building until reaching its roof, as night falls with the city in the background.