VRANKRIX AND THE AMSTERDAM €NRICHMENT • 2020

DIRECTOR: Annegriet Wietsma

COUNTRY: Spain

RUNTIME: '94

 

SYNOPSIS: Downtown Amsterdam is increasingly turning into one big moneymaking machine. But one small settlement is bravely resisting this trend. Equipped with an anti-materialistic attitude, the idealists of Vrankrix stand their ground amidst the creeping gentrification and the dollar signs in their neighbor's eyes.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Feature Doc

FEATURE DOCS

THE OTHER HALF • 2020

DIRECTOR: Carla González

COUNTRY: Czech Republic

RUNTIME: '95

 

SYNOPSIS: Through her experience, the director of the documentary (Carla González) will splash out on the huge amounts of shit that we, women in Spain still have to swallow, simply because we are women. A journey full of humour, rage and sexism that will leave anyone indifferent.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Feature Doc

MYTH AND MUSIC - THE MESSAGE FROM FERNANDO PESSOA • 2019

DIRECTOR: Rama de Oliveira, André Luiz Oliveira

COUNTRY: Morocco

RUNTIME: '94

 

SYNOPSIS: The great Portuguese poet, Fernando Pessoa spent 22 years of his life (from 1912 to 1934) writing, among other texts, the 44 poems of the Message, the only completed book he published in his lifetime. André Luiz Oliveira took 30 years (from 1985 to 2015) to finish recording the 44 songs of each poem in the book. The documentary addresses controversial aspects of the myth that surrounds the book Message and narrates the history of musical achievement of this immense project, all sewn by André's daughter, eyewitness of all.

 

NOMINATIONS:
• Best Feature Doc