Selected Works - Documentary
EL HOMBRE QUE EMBOTELLÓ EL SOL
Director: Óscar Bernàcer
Composer: Iván Capillas
The amazing story of how Benidorm became a major tourist resort thanks to Pedro Zaragoza, the legendary mayor with a Vespa. This unique man was able to create a modern city out of nothing, turn it into a leisure playground for the working class, and then pitch it from London to Lapland with marketing strategies that still seem incredible even today. Did it all really happen?
UN EXILIO. PELÍCULA FAMILIAR
Director: Juan Francisco Urrusti
Composer: Juanra Urrusti / Ana Francisca Urrusti
The so-called Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) leaves more than a million dead and over 500 thousand refugees, of which some 20 thousand are taken in by Mexico. Among them are the filmmaker’s grandparents, parents, aunt, and their friends. A tragedy of epic dimension that unravels into the eventful stories of pain and loss, of survival and opportunity the protagonists live through, intertwined with the shared history of Spain and Mexico in the XXth century –and beyond.
SEA OF SINES
Director: Diogo Vilhena
Composer: Charlie Mancini
“Sea of Sines” is a film project centered in the perpetual connection of the local community of Sines with the sea. It assembles the testimonies of three generations of fishermen exposed to the rough temper of the of Portuguese southwest sea.
THE LAST ICE HUNTERS
Director: Jure Breceljnik / Rozle Bregar
Composer: Miha Petric
Merely 3000 people inhabit East Greenland’s 20.000km long coast. It is one of the least populated places on our planet. The environment of East Greenland created one of the most specialized hunting cultures in the world. There are few places on Earth where humans suffered more hardship and coped with an extremely hostile environment than here. A lot has changed and a lot of modern comforts became part of the everyday life. But the cultural roots are still deep and strong and the hunter is the pillar of society in these areas.
THE MYSTERY OF THE KING OF KINEMA
Director: Elio Quiroga
Composer: Alfons Conde / Juan Belda
In 1914, one century ago Max Linder was the first movie star. He was known as "The King of Kinema". Then came the war, and the world changed forever. His daughter Maud has struggled for 70 years to recover his legacy. This is their story.