Juan Tomás Ávila Laurel is the most translated writer from Equatorial Guinea but he had to flee the country in 2011, after going on a hunger strike against Teodoro Obiang's dictatorship, ...
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Joan is a homeless man who survives selling little wire figures. One day, he decides to quit the streets of Barcelona and his routine of alcohol and violence, and take on a journey the destination of which only he knows.
José María Blanco,
Markus had a serious accident. His little brother Michael recorded Markus' neighbors voices and brought his things to the hospital to surround him with everyday life, hoping to bring him back. A story of unconditional love.
Born in Evin follows filmmaker and actress, Maryam Zaree, on her quest to find out the violent circumstances surrounding her birth inside one of the most notorious political prisons in the ... See full summary »
In the Landes de Gascogne forest, bird cages are hoisted up to the tree tops with pulleys. A man on watch in a large low hut camouflaged by pine needles awaits the opportune moment to pull ... See full synopsis »
After 21 years of continuous failure in UN climate change negotiations 195 nations, 20.000 worldwide negotiators meet at a private airport shielded by the military in the north of Paris for a last attempt to save our planet.
Filip Antoni Malinowski
Noora Hamad AlAmer,
Tony de Brum,
A 50-year-old who is over-invested in humanitarian work is competing in the social center where she works. She will then embark her students in literacy class, with the help of a pretty ... See full summary »
Juan Tomás Ávila Laurel is the most translated writer from Equatorial Guinea but he had to flee the country in 2011, after going on a hunger strike against Teodoro Obiang's dictatorship, the longest lasting in the world. Since then, he lives as a refugee in Spain, the former colonial power, where his work is largely ignored. He feels he has to travel back to his country despite of the risks, as he is one of the most prominent intellectuals against the regime. With him and his books we embark on a journey to one of the most isolated African countries.Written by
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