PROGRAMME OF THE FESTIVAL ‘CINES DEL SUR’

13 june CICLO EXTRAÑO TANTO MAR CINES DEL SUR
21:00         Presentation ‘Extraño tanto mar’
22:30                           French
Sofía is a young French girl with  Maghribian origin. After a wonderful childhood in France, she was obliged to go back
to Morocco. Frustrated, she promises oneself that she will return to France onces graduated. The young girl does not take
into consideration that sometimes life is managed to disrupt the plans. MARRUECOS / FRANCIA_ 2008. DVD. Color. 84’

14 june CICLO EXTRAÑO TANTO MAR CINES DEL SUR
21:00         Presentation ‘Extraño tanto mar’
22:30                           The Absence
After being completed a brilliant academic career in France, Adama goes back to Senegal, alarmed by a telegram on the
bad health of his grandmother. However, it was his sister’ strategy for make him return back. His return will bring to the
surface a family drama, covered since long time. SENEGAL / FRANCIA_2009. DVD. Color. 82’

15 june CICLO MEDITERRANEOS  CINES DEL SUR
22:30                  To Shoot an Elephant
In his work ‘To Shoot an Elephant’ and other writings, Orwell defined a way to see Asia that is still valide.
This homonym movie is a narration of an eyewitness in the strip of Gaza, on december 2008.
Imagines of the only foreigners that remained next to the Palestinian civilian population. ESPAÑA_2009. DVD. Color.

16 june CICLO MEDITERRANEOS  CINES DEL SUR
22:30                          Defamation
What is the anti-Semitism nowdays, 2 generations after the Holocaust? The movie travels around the world searching new signs
of the ‘old hate’. The director accompanies Jewish North American leaders, visiting different capitals of Europe as for the
growing threat of the anti-Semitism. ISRAEL / AUSTRIA / EEUU / DINAMARCA_ 2009. DVD. Color. 93’

17 june CICLO MEDITERRANEOS  CINES DEL SUR
22:30                Messages from the sea
Alexandria, cosmopolitan city of Egypt, used to accommodate a multicultural society: Egyptians, Greeks, Italians, Christians,
Muslims and Jews lived in armony. Now, a new form of capitalism run by islamic principles transforms the city into
a monocultural one. Yehia is a witness of these changes. EGIPTO_ 2010. 35 MM. Color. 133’

18 june CICLO MEDITERRANEOS  CINES DEL SUR
22:30                            Harragas
The movie tells the history of a group of ‘harragas’ (word of arabic origin that means those people who burn ones documents
before leaving their cities in order to not leave traces), immigrants that cross the sea from the Maghreb coast searching
better life beyond the spanish boarders. ARGELIA / FRANCIA_2009. DVD. Color. 95’

19 june CICLO MEDITERRANEOS  CINES DEL SUR
22:30     Tan cerca, tan lejos. La Chekara y el flamenco
Abdessadak Chekara, one of the violin teachers of XX century, founded the first Orchestra of Andalusian music in Tetuán.
Jallal Chekara, his niece, leaves in Granada and has kept alive the traditional repertoire of the Orchestra, and also
the relationship with the flamenco for more than two decades, until our days. ESPAÑA_2009. DVD. Color. 58VAL CINES

 

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