A section devoted to documentary productions from local universities. An exhibition space for cinema students from various Catalan schools. The best film will be awarded with the DOC-U Award. The award is sponsored by Ovide.
The DOC-U screenings will be on Friday 27th of May at Fàbrica Estrella Damm, the entrance is free.
Session 1 at 18:00 p.m.: El marinero, el falopero, el cocodrilo y su amante; Reflexes; Soleá, els néts dels altres catalans; Fregant el cel; ¿Dónde están las niñas?
Session 2 at 20:00 p.m.: La Ausencia, Fòrum; Conviviendo; El decorado de mi recuerdo; Trance; Historias de la Rabassada
¿Dónde están las niñas? (2015)
The testimony of various women who lived in Franco regime care centres between the 40s and 80s, and who still to this day are suffering psychological effects.
An intimate portrait of a sexual abuse victim, through a delicate and honest narration that helps us understand what it’s like to live with HIV and its social stigma.
El decorado de mi recuerdo (2015)
A lyrical piece shot in an evoking black and white, inspired by the inner sound left by memories. A visual poem which brings to life the author’s most intimate world.
A personal portrait of El Parc del Fòrum and its characters. An empty, abstract place which comes to life through its heightened soundscape.
Fregant el cel (2015)
Through the eyes of the filmmaker, a former swimmer, we get to know five elite athletes who had to give up sport before achieving their biggest goals.
Tales of Rabassada (2015)
A portrait of Barcelona’s old casino on the Rabassada road. Andrei, a Russian globetrotter who lives under the roof of the casino, shows us the ruins of the Catalan bourgeoisie’s great dream.
La Ausencia (2015)
A charming portrait of the filmmaker’s grandmother and her lonely life in the countryside. Her birthday is coming up and she’s getting ready for the family visit.
Jing Jing Fu came to Barcelona when she was only 10. Now at 17, the teenage girl allows us into her family’s Chinese bar.
Soleá, els néts dels altres catalans (2015)
An introspective look at the grandchildren of Andalusian immigrants who came to Catalonia in the 50s. The music of Julián Arcas shows the cultural loss caused by the lack of social integration policies.
An original portrait of an abattoir worker. His constant inner struggle compels us to reflect on our relationship with animals.