Category: Mediterranean Memory 2016

MY OWN PRIVATE WAR

56 minutes, 2016 Director: Lidija ZELOVIC (Holland, Serbia) Production: Zelovic Productions (Holland), IKON (Holland)   Born into a Serbian family from Sarajevo which emigrated to the Netherlands at the start of the civil war in Yugoslavia, the film-maker/journalist has followed the conflict and its consequences over many years. In this film she returns to the …

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LA FABULOSA CASABLANCA

80 minutes, 2016 Director: Manuel HORRILLO (Spain) Production: MLK Producciones (Spain), with the participation of Canal Sur TV (Spain)   “La Fabulosa Casablanca” is a story about nostalgia, glamour – and a certain bitterness – seen through the eyes of Spaniards who, imagining a North African El Dorado, helped create California-on-the-Atlantic, and who were then …

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FEDERICA MONTSENY, L’INDOMPTABLE

52 minutes, 2016 Director: Jean-Michel RODRIGO (France) Production: Marmitafilms (France), with the participation of France Télévisions (France) and France 3 Midi-Pyrénées (France)   A leading anarchist, Federica Montseny was elected minister of Spain’s Second Republic in 1936. During her tenure she tried to establish a universal health care system, dared draft laws on contraception, birth …

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BERLUSCONI ET LA MAFIA. SCANDALES A L’ITALIENNE

56 minutes, 2015 Director: Olivier TOSCER (France) Production: Cinétévé (France) with the participation of France 3 (France)   February 1986. The French discover a businessman with a charmer’s smile and unshakable self-assurance: Silvio Berlusconi. In Italy he was already the king of private television. In Paris, the Socialist President François Mitterrand had just given him …

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