Women and Mediterranean Film

Saturday October 8. 19:oo h
NO EXISTIMOS de Ana Solano. The filmmakers will attend. no-exisitmos02-copia

  • Synopsis:
    Documentary that comes from an study on exiled and refugee women. It talks about some situationes lived in their recieving countries. It comes in depth about the real reason of their discrimination: their GENRE, which dominates ther countries even in the XXI century.
    Year 2015 / Documentary / Feature film / 66 min.
    Not recommended for audiences under 7. Spanish. 16:9
    Premiered on location: Madrid, Barcelona, Belear Islands and Paris.
    Productor: Belen Herrera de la Osa, Ana Solano
    Director: Ana Solano
    Writer: Ana Solano
    Music: Ivan Solano
    Cinematographer: Belen Herrea de la Osa
    Editing: Belen Herrera de la Osa
    Sound: Ivan Solano
  • Seleccionado en:
    Premio Mujer en Escena 2015, Málaga
    Festival Internacional de Eire, Pensilvania (EE.UU)
    Cine Político Dirigido Por Mujeres
    Fest Internacional De Cine De Guadalajara Ficg, Videoteca Internacional.
  • Trailer: https://vimeo.com/98010778
  • Ana Solano
    Ana Solano is a writer, audivisual artists and filmmaker. Her specialitis are genre and media studies. Her investigation on genre literacy revolve around the impact of digital video art in the early stages of childhood. She is Creator of the project Experimenta nuevo cine and Proyecto arte hoy which are artistic platforms where artists can do experimental cinema, performances…

Monday October 10. 19:00 h.
VENTANAS de Pilar García Elegido. The filmmakers will attend.foto-pilar-garcia-elegido

  • Synopsis:
    An impresion. A trip to a place that should have never come to be.
  • Title:Ventanas
    Director: Pilar García Elegido
    Duration: 15′
    Year 2015
    Documentary / Short film
    Spain
    Productor: Pilar García Elegido
    Dialogue. English
    Subtitles: English
    Not recommended for audiences under 7
  • Seleccionado en:
    Selected Best Documentary Short Film – Goya Awards (Spain)
  • Trailer: https://vimeo.com/139833289
  • Pilar Garcia Elegido
    Madrid. Director, productor and co-writter in the short films Confluencias (Premio Goya 1999 al Mejor Cortometraje Documental) and Positivo (Nominado al Premio Goya 2000 en la misma categoría). From 2003, in charge of the cinema department of the Comunidad de Madrid. She has coordinated festivals like the Semana del Cortometraje and Animadrid, professional meetings, workshops and varied cinema events. She writes fiction and has a blog

giovannaribes_lowMonday October 10, 19:45 h.
MANUELA BALLESTER: el llanto airado de Giovanna Ribes. The filmmakers will attend.

  • Ficha Técnica
    Título: Manuela Ballester, el llanto airado
    Género: documental
    Año: 2008
    Nacionalidad: Española
    Idioma: Castellano/ Alemán
    Duración: 55min
    Formato de Grabación: DV Cam
    Formato de Entrega: Betacam Digital
    Ratio: 16:9
    Color: color
    Sonido: estéreo
  • Synopsis
    They say women cry and men don’t. In this documentary the cry of Manuela Ballester is an angry cry of a renown pinter of the 20th century Spanish plastics. Daughter, sister and wife of artists (Antonio, Tonico and José Renau), mother of five, a Civil War, two exiles (Mexico and GDR), the death of two of her children… Manuela Ballester was born in Valencia November 1908, more than a century ago.
  • Créditos
    Directing and Writting: Giovanna Ribes
    Documentation: Fernando Bellón/Antonia Bueno
    Muscic: Jesús Salvador “Chapi”
    Editing: Juan Gimeno/Carlos Gálvez/Giovanna Ribes
    An initiative of Dones en Art
    Executive Producer: Giovanna Ribes
    Associated Producer: Francesc Fenollosa
    Mexican realization and camera: Silvia Macip
    Berlin-Valencia realization and camera: Giovanna Ribes
    Sound: ÀBAC ESTUDIS
    Location. Berlin (Germany), Valencia (Spain), Puebla (Mexico), Mexico City (Mexico) Ensenada (Mexico), Cuernavaca (Mexico).
    Fragments poems “notas” and writtings of Manuela Ballester
    Production of Giovanna Ribes CB, Tarannà Films SL, Tatzen SL
  • Proyecciones en:
    III Festival Dones en Art 2008
    Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Vilafamés 2012
  • GIOVANNA RIBES is a valencian audiovisual artist and producer with experience in documentary cinema and fiction, videoart and creation. Member of CIMA, EWA, EDN, DeA, PAV and the Academia de las Artes y las Ciencias Cinematográficas de España, she is director of the Festival Internacional Dona i Cinema – Women & Film. Her work has been acclaimed internationally. Her most recent productions are La Familia (Dementia), El Paseante, El lento Caminar de las Orugas and Un Suave Olor a Canela – with special recognition by the Spanish government for its treatment of genre equality.

Tuesday October 11, 19:00 h. 
CALDO DE GALLINA de Elena Escura. The filmmakers will attend.elena-escura-web

  • Synopsis
    In La Bendición, a village in the Guatemalan coast, scarcity and poverty dictate daily routine. Alfredo prays for the health of his wife Gloria but in town nobody has enogh food. As everyday, Alfredo cook white rice for Gloria, but today his fingers stumble, accidentally, with an old recipe hidden in a kitchen drawer.
  • Ficha técnica
    Cortometraje de ficción España – Guatemala, 2014. Color. 12’48”
    Luis Escobedo, Roberto Díaz-Gomar, Margarita Kénefic
  • Ficha artística
    Directora y guionista: Elena Escura Productor: Andrés Rodríguez Ayudante de dirección: Sergio Ramírez
    Dirección de fotografía: Javier Donis Arte: Mapi Godoy, Myriam Ugarte Sonido directo: Eduardo Cáceres
    Montaje: Eva Martos
  • Seleccionado en:
    • Premio a Mejor Cortometraje de Ficción en XXXII Festival Quartmetratges 2015 (Valencia).
    • Premio del público Festival L’Eliana Cinema (Valencia, Junio 2016)
  • Selecciones:
    • Cineculpable 2014 (Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes de Vila Real)
    • IV Festival de Cine Gastronómico de la Laguna 2014.
    • KO and Digital Festival de Cine Solidari 2014.
    • Festival Gollut Festival de Cine comprometido (Ribes de Freser, 2015)
    • Festival CORTOR Muestra de Cortometrajes de “El Tormo” (2015)
    • Autors en Curt 2015 Comunitat Valenciana. Muestra de autores valencianos. proyecciones y coloquios en SGAE previstas para septiembre de 2015.
    • VIII Festival La Imagen de Los Pueblos (Ecuador) 2015.
    • I Festival de cortometrajes de L’Eliana 2016.
    • Muestra “El Festivalico” 2016 (Caravaca, Murcia)
  • Elena Escura
    Born in Castellon 14th of February. She has a degree in Comunicacion Audiovisual in Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona (UAB, Barcelona)  and recieved an Erasmus grant in Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Louvain, Belgium). Studying a post-graduate study in scipt writting fot fiction features by ESCAC (Escuela de cine y audiovisuales de Catalunya) and took part in the IV Taller Internacional de giuón Bolivia, with Senel Paz, José Ángel Esteba and Julio Rojas, and in the Curso de direccion de actores, with Begoña Soler (“La buena fe”). NUCINE.  Escuela de Cine de Valencia and the Curso de guión de comedia in Factoria del Guión with Ángela Obón.

maria-puldioTuesday October 11, 19:30 h.
BOTTLE BATTLE de María Pulido. The filmmakers will attend.

  • Synopsis
    In the middle of the sea twot commanders of warring islands use their soldiers to initiate war discussions. Both messengers, bottled, will fall in love and try to end the senseless war to be together.
  • Ficha técnica
    • María Pulido · 2016 · 5′ 12″ · B/N · Animación
    • Dirección: María Pulido
    • Productora: Máster en Animación Universitat Politècnica de València
    • Tutores: Beatriz Herráiz, Raúl G. Monaj
    • Guión: María Pulido, Andrea Cercós, José María Sánchez, Beatriz Herráiz, Raúl G. Monaj
    • Jefa de producción: Andrea Cercós
    • Dirección de Fotografía: Beatriz Herráiz, María Pulido, Oscar Algandour
    • Sonido: Josep Vicent Casares, Jesús Calabuig, Miguel Broseta
    • Postproducción de sonido: Jesús Calabuig, JCM Estudios, Miguel Broseta, Aria Estudios
    • Música original: Josep Vicent Casares
    • Interpretación Musical:Quinteto de Xavia, Fernando Gómez-Caminero Carmona, Mónica Navarro Redondo, Joan Espanya Cunyat, Lluís Fernández Castellón, José Antonio Gallardo
    • Fernández, Jorge Fuster Pérez, Jesús Calabúig Mor
    • Arreglos musicales: Josep Vicent Casares
    • Montaje: Oscar Algandour
    • Animación: Oscar Algandour, María Pulido, Andrea Cercós, José María Sánchez
    • Dirección de Arte: José María Sánchez Domínguez
    • Efectos especiales VFX: José María Sánchez, Andrea Cercós, María Pulido

carmen-povedaTuesday October 11, 20:00 h. 
VIDA MIA de M. Carmen Poveda. The filmmakers will attend.

  • Synopsis
    Vida Mia tell the story of a little girl called Alba. During the film differents episodes of their life are presented from her presence at her mother’s womb to her adut age, keeping a sweet and special bond with her mother.
  • Ficha técnica
    Vida Mía es un cortometraje realizado con la técnica del 2D tradicional. La línea corresponde al trazo del lápiz pero el color está realizado con trableta digital.
    Año: 2016
    Duración: 10 minutos 42 segundos
    Target: Todos los públicos
  • Trailer: https://vimeo.com/142720217
  • M.Carmen Poveda Coscollá was born in Valencia in 1975. She studied Bellas artes in the Facultad de Bellas Artes de la Universidad Politecnica de Valencia between 1993 and 1998, and later got a PhD in Corporal Expression of Animated Characters. Her works are about stories of characerts, viewed both comically and poetically, giving great importance to the musical composition. She has made four animated shorts: “Romeo y Julieta” (1998), “Un trozo de viento” (2005), “La silla flamenca (2008) and “Vida Mía” (2016), alternating techniques as 2D traditional animation with stop motion and experimental animation. Some festivals have shown her films, Festival Internacional de Cine de Animación Annecy, Festival de Cine Cinema Jove and Festival Inernacional de Cine Animadrid, among others. Nowadays she directs the animation studio El escalón de Julieta, which primarily focus on the creation of animated films and other audiovisual projects.

lucia-alemanyTuesday October 11, 20:30 h. 
14 ANYS I UN DIA de Lucía Alemany. The filmmakers will attend.

  • Synopsis
    Arantxa, a fourteen years old teenager, decides to confront her mother to say her that she can’t stand any more violence in her education.
  • Ficha técnica
    Dirección: Lucía Alemany
    Guion: Lucía Alemany
    Productora: Contracamp Producciones
    Producción: Anastasi Rinos, Lucía Alemany
    Intérpretes: Jennifer García, Pilar Alcalá, Estelle Orient, Andrea Olesa, Ramón García Grañana, Vicente Benlliure
    Fotografía: Nonna Serra, en color
    Montaje: Anastasi Rinos
    Música: José Aladid, Ernest Crusats
    Duración: 12’
    Formato: 1.37
    Contacto: arinosmarti@gmail.com
    World Sales: Contracamp Producciones, Tfno.: +34 619748717, arinosmarti@gmail.com
  • Seleccionado en:
    Seminci 2015
  • Trailer: https://vimeo.com/142720217
  • Lucía Alemany
    Lucía was born in 1985 in Traiguera, a small valencia town where she lived until she was 18, whe she moved to Vic to get her degree in Educacion Audiovisual. In Vic she worked in the hotel business until 2009, when she started at the Escac, where she discovered her passion. Her passion for the most extreme realism got her practicing with unprogesional actors and lean into improvisation as an origin of conflict. Fron all this endless search of truth comes “14 anys i un dia”, shot at her home town, in her mother language and with local girls playing themselves. At the presente, she has entered the Escuela de Interpretación Nancy Tuñón Jordi Oliver in Barcelona, where she keeps learning how direct arctors meanwhile she gets inte the professional world of the cinema.

Wednesday October 12, 19:00 h.
L’ÚLTIM LLEÓ de Vicente Blasco Ibáñez. The filmmakers and the actors will attend.
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Comedy in one act by ANTONI RUIZ NEGRE in a radio version based on a short story by Vicente Blasco Ibañez.

  • Synopsis
    He was the only survivor of the old glories of the guild, last survivor of those tanners who were the pride of valencian history. His old colleagues grandchildren had been spoiled by progress: they were owners of big factoris with hunderds of worker, but they would be in big travel if asked to tan with their soft merchant hands. Onlye he deserve to be called a tanner, he worked everyday in his shack, close to the guild house; master and worker at the same time, without any hel but his own children and grandchildren; the workshop was oldschool, a sweet family feeling, neither strike threats nor pay arguments.
  • Ficha Técnica
    Title: El último león
    Director: Giovanna Ribes
    Duration:: 40’’
    Year: 2016
    Category. Radio drama
    Nacionalidad: España
    Productor: Juan Castaños -VLC News
    Dialogue: Valenciano
  • Actores-trices: Berna Llobell, Lola Moltó, Ferrán Gadea, Carmen Juan, Manolo Maestro, Tio Ferro.

alba_sotorra_0Thursday October 13, 19:00 h.
GAME OVER de Alba Sotorra. The filmmakers will attend.

  • Synopsis
    Djalal was obsessed by wargames before he could walk. Brought up as only son of a middle class Catalonian family, his parent gave him everything he asked. He had all kind of toy weapons to play pretend soldier, and when he was growing up his games become more sofisticated. He started to film himself recreating military actions and then he uploaded it to Youtube under the identity of Lord_Sex, getting thousands of followers. Following his passion to a extreme he went to Afghanistan to figh as a sniper.
    But nowadays war is not like in movies… Djalal came home disapointed, and realized everything had changed. The economic crisis has hit his family and will force him to take hard decissions. The game has ended and he will have to find his place in the real world.
  • Seleccionado en:
    • Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. Rep. Checa, 2015
    • DocsBarcelona – Premio Nuevo Talento. España, 2015
    • Documenta Madrid. España, 2015
    • Festival de Málaga. España, 2015
    • Millor documental Premis Gaudi 2015
  • Trailer
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QuFXLzcwDDk
  • Alba Sotorra
    Barcelona 1980. Alba Satorra is a director and videoartists who lives in Berlin. Her work is centered in real stories with characters with a feeling of authenticity that make us think about oplemic issues. Her filmography includes Unveiled Views (2008) and Qatar the Race (2011). Currently she is working on a transmedia project about weather ingeniery and a documentary on subversive motherhood, The Earth Masters.

amparo-climent_lagrimas-webFriday October 14, 19:00 h.
LAS LAGRIMAS DE AFRICA de Amparo Climent. Filmmakers will attend.

  • Synopsis
    Portrait about the refugees that wait his moment to jump the fence or risk their lives at the sea to get a better live in the Old Continent.
  • Seleccionado en:
    • BICC Bienal Internacional de Cine Científico de Madrid (October 2016, Spain)
    • III Festival Internacional de Cine de la No-Violencia Activa “FICNOVA” (September 2016, Mexico)
    • 8º Festival Internacional de Cine Invisible “Film Sozialak” Bilbao 2016 (September 2016, Spain)
    • Biosegura Cine, Festival de Cine, Medio Ambiente y Mundo Rural (June 2016, Spain)
    • K&O Digital Festival de Cine Solidario (June 2016, Spain)
    • Muestra de Cine y Trabajo 2016 (May 2016, Spain)
    • International Hall of Light (May 2016, Colombia)
    • 10th Addis International Film Festival (May 2016, Ethiopia)
    • Mostra de Cine Etnográfico Museo do Poblo Galego (May 2016, Spain)
    • Festival de Cine y Televisión de León (May 2016, Spain)
    • World Festival of Emerging Cinema (May 2016, Trinidad & Tobago)
    • Festival Internacional de Derechos Humanos de Bogotá (April 2016, Colombia)
    • Festival Internacional de Documentales Etnográfico del Sogarbe (April 2016, Spain)
    • VII Muestra de Cine Político Dirigido por Mujeres (April 2016, Spain)
    • Al Ard Doc Film Fest (March 2016, Italy)
    • Premios Blog de Oro: nominado Mejor Baratometraje 2016 (March 2016, Spain)
    • Premio con un Pack
  • Ficha Técnica
    Digida por AMPARO CLIMENT
    Nacionalidad: ESPAÑA
    Año de producción: 2015
    Duración: 70 MINUTOS
    Género: DOCUMENTAL
    Localizaciones: MONTE GURUGÚ, BOLINGO Y NADOR (MARRUECOS), MADRID Y MELILLA (ESPAÑA)
    Guion, dirección y producción ejecutiva: AMPARO CLIMENT
    Banda sonora original: JOSÉ MANUEL CONDE Y SERGIO KUHLMANN
    Montaje: JULIA JUANIZ
    Etalonaje: DIEGO SILVA ACEVEDO (SIETE ESTUDIOS)
    Diseño de sonido: FRANCISCO PIQUERO
    Textos y locución: AMPARO CLIMENT
    Consultor de producción/distribución: HUGO SERRA
    Cámara, sonido y obra plástica: AMPARO CLIMENT
    Desarrollo internacional: TANIA PORTO
    Diseño de cartel-dossier: NATACHA MAZZITELLI
    Canciones: EDITH SALAZAR, MACU SANZ, GLORIA VEGA
    Prensa: THE FILMPUBLICITY HOUSE – J.J. MONTERO
  • Amparo Climent is a multidisciplinary artist. She was born in Valencia, she studied Fine Art at Universidad Complutense of Madrid and acting at the valencian school “El Micalet” . She has work intensively in television, theatre and films. She has directed and written the documentaries “Las Lagrimas de Africa” and “Las mujeres de Idomeni”, still in editing. She has made many short films, as Recuerdos en el Jardin (2015), A.D.N. (2008), El viaje de Robles (2013), El sueño de Mireille (2014).  Author of many dramatic texts,  “El ultimo destello” recieved “El Premio Agustin Gonzalez  de Teatro 2011). She has won many awards in her carreer as an actress, like “Mejor actriz por el Ayuntamiento de Bilbao”. She is also an acomplished plastic artist with individual and colective international exhibitions. She has the “Medalla de Oro del Real Circulo Artístico” of Barcelona. She founded in 1998 SINOPSIS, the first screen writers agency of the country. She was co-creator and director of ABC Guionistas, specialised consulting firm on writing services. She is member of the board of “Academia de las Artes y de las Ciencias Cinematográficas de España” and member of CIMA , an association of female filmmakers. And with the collective Generando Arte, she works on plastic and visual projects about gender issues.