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Concha Barquero, Alejandro Alvarado

Un impulso colectivo - Curts Spain 21 min Catalan premiere Documentary

Synopsis

In 2016, we visited Filmoteca Española (Spanish Cinémathèque) in search of information for a research project on the documentary film Rocío, which had been censored in the early 1980s. Among the materials deposited in its warehouses 260 rolls of 16 mm negative were kept. They were the outtakes from the editing, footage that was left out of the final version. The forgotten images of a banned film come to life on the screen after 40 years.

Themes

Short FilmDocumentaryHistoryMetacinemaPolitics

Director

Concha Barquero, Alejandro Alvarado

Concha Barquero and Alejandro Alvarado are filmmakers, teachers and researchers. They have formed a creative tandem since 2001. They have directed different short films and feature films in the creative documentary field. Among them, Pepe el andaluz (2012), premiered at the Mar del Plata International Film Festival and awarded at Documenta Madrid and at Malaga Film Festival.

Filmography: Descartes (short, codirected, 2021, D'A 2022), Pepe el andaluz (codirected, 2012), La chimenea (short, codirected, 2004)

Concha Barquero, Alejandro Alvarado

Film information

Int. title: Outtakes
Director: Concha Barquero, Alejandro Alvarado
Script: Concha Barquero, Alejandro Alvarado
Contact: Concha Barquero, Alejandro Alvarado
Country: Spain
Year: 2021
Format: Digital
Length: 21 min
Language: Spanish
Subtitles: English
Edition: 2022

Awards

ZINEBI FILM FESTIVAL
Spanish Cinema Grand Prix

Poster

Descartes