Category: Mediterranean art, heritage and cultures 2016

TONI CATANY. TIME AND THINGS

55 minutes, 2015 Director: Cesc MULET (Spain) Production: La Periferica Produccions (Spain), Corporación Radio Televisión Española (Spain), Corporació Catalana de Mitjans Audiovisuals (Spain) Toni Catany was born in Llucmajor (Majorca) in 1942. In 1967 he began working as a photographer and then wrote travel articles for La Vanguardia and Destino. In 1972 he had his …

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TISSEUSES DE RÊVES

52 minutes, 2015 Director: Fatima Ithri IRHOUDANE (Morocco) Production: AMC2 Productions (France), MPS (Morocco), Berbère TV (France), 2M (Morocco), TL7 (France), TV8 Mont Blanc (France) A handful of Berber women from Morocco’s Middle Atlas, carpet weavers during the night hours, talk about their craft, their traditions, their lives and their future. They live off their …

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CHŒURS EN EXIL

77 minutes, 2015 Directors: Nathalie ROSSETTI (Belgium, Italy) and Turi FINOCCHIARO (Belgium, Italy) Production: Les Productions du Lagon (France), Borak Films (Belgium), Touch Films (Poland) To pass on an ancient tradition of religious chant, Aram and Virginia, two Armenians now living outside their country, take a group of European actors from Wroclaw’s Grotowski Institute on …

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ARABIC MOVIE

62 minutes, 2015 Director: Eyal SAGUI BEZAWIE (Israel) and Sara TSIFRONI (Israel) Production: Trabelsi Productions (Israel) At the time when Israel’s worst enemy was Egypt, Israeli television used to broadcast an Egyptian film every week. Even today, many Israelis look back with nostalgia at that Friday night ritual, a time when television only had one …

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