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ORPHANS OF OBLIVION • 2018

DIRECTOR: Lino Varela Cerviño

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '95


SYNOPSIS: Between 1937 and 1938, during the Spanish Civil War, thousands of minors were evacuated by their own families from the Republican zone to the Soviet Union to prevent them from perishing in the indiscriminate bombings that the rebel army directed against the civilian population. Taking advantage of the 80th anniversary of this epic, a team led by director Lino Varela and screenwriter Rodrigo Pérez Barredo, transferred to Russia, has recorded the testimonies of some of those "children of war."


NOMINATIONS:
• Best Feature Doc

• Best Director

FEATURE DOCS

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gallery/m197 • latidos de mina

MINE BEATS • 2018

DIRECTOR: Isidro López-Aparicio

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '63


SYNOPSIS: This documentary deals with the great injustice and pain caused by anti-personnel mines and demands the urgent need for all the countries involved to sign the demining protocols.The film begins with a 24-hour isolation carried out by the author in a hole/crater in the middle of the desert to generate the necessary empathy with the Saharawi people, from there progressively through their commitment to progressively coexisting and approaching reality of the victims of antipersonnel mines and their day. In this way the denunciations and wishes of this people who have suffered a hard exile.


NOMINATIONS:
• Best Feature Doc

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gallery/m197 • bayo y el che

BAYO & EL CHE • 2019

DIRECTOR: Pedro de Echave García

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '71


SYNOPSIS: Who was General Alberto Bayo? How did he become the military instructor of Fidel Castro's men in Mexico? How was forged his close friendship with "Ché" Guevara?


NOMINATIONS:
• Best Feature Doc

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gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection
gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection
gallery/madriff • laurels • official selection
gallery/madriff • laurels • nominees • best director