DOCSBARCELONA - International Documentary Film Festival

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This is the main section of DocsBarcelona which offers a sampling of the most important and interesting recent documentary productions in the international scene.

Programmers: Tue Steen Müller, the Founder and Director of the EDN (European Documentary Network) between 1996 and 2005. A member of the Danish Film Board for over 20 years, he works as a freelance documentary film consultant and a lecturer at film schools all around the world, and Joan Gonzàlez, the Director of both DocsBarcelona and the production company Parallel 40.

Ai Weiwei – The Fake Case [+]More information

Director: Andreas Johnsen

After spending 81 days in jail in total isolation, Chinese artist Ai Weiwei is released under house arrest. The police are watching him but he will look for new ways of provoking and outwitting the Chinese authorities in his tireless fight for freedom.

Sessions
Date Time Venue Language tickets
29-05-2014 17:45 Aribau Club
Q&A with the director
VOS Cat / VOS Eng  $$
30-05-2014 21:30 Aribau Club
Q&A with the director
VOS Cat / VOS Eng  $$

(*) Tickets only in box office

(**) Free Admission

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Bugarach [+]More information

Directors: Ventura Durall, Sergi Cameron, Salvador Sunyer

Bugarach, a small village in the south of France is the only place on the planet that will presumably survive the apocalypse. Its inhabitants will see their peaceful existence altered by the visiting eccentrics and passer-bys.

Sessions
Date Time Venue Language tickets
30-05-2014 20:00 Aribau Club
Q&A with the directors
VOS Cat  $$
31-05-2014 17:45 Aribau Club
Q&A with the directors
VOS Cat  $$

(*) Tickets only in box office

(**) Free Admission

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Master of the Universe [+]More information

Director: Marc Bauder

The true masters of the universe are investment banks. A powerful German banker gives us a disturbing vision of a parallel universe of exorbitant incomes and ruthless pressure.

Sessions
Date Time Venue Language tickets
29-05-2014 20:00 Aribau Club
Q&A with the main character
VOS Cat / VOS Eng  $$
30-05-2014 18:00 Aribau Club
Q&A with the main character
VOS Cat / VOS Eng  $$

(*) Tickets only in box office

(**) Free Admission

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Demonstration [+]More information

Directors: Victor Kossakovsky and 32 students

Victor Kossakovsky and 32 students document the massive protests of March and November 2012 in Barcelona against the government’s austerity plans. While shops close, the ballet of Don Quixote is playing at the Liceu.

Sessions
Date Time Venue Language tickets
30-05-2014 22:15 Aribau Club
Q&A with the directors
VOS Eng  $$
31-05-2014 22:15 CCCB - Sala Teatre
Q&A with the directors
VOS Eng  $$
01-06-2014 22:15 CCCB - Sala Teatre
Q&A with the directors
VOS Eng  $$

(*) Tickets only in box office

(**) Free Admission

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Everyday Rebellion [+]More information

Directors: Arash T. Riahi, Arman T. Riahi

Everyday Rebellion is a documentary about non-violent and civil disobedience protests that have been taking place in the last few years around the world: from the Arab Spring to the Occupy Wall Street or the “Indignados” (Outraged).

Sessions
Date Time Venue Language tickets
29-05-2014 17:15 Aribau Club
Q&A with the director
VOS Cat / VOS Eng  $$
31-05-2014 21:45 Aribau Club
Q&A with the director
VOS Cat / VOS Eng  $$

(*) Tickets only in box office

(**) Free Admission

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Joanna [+]More information

Director: Aneta Kopacz

When she finds out she has cancer, Joanna promises her five-year-old son that she will do everything in her power to live as long as possible. A moving portrait of a family’s daily life.

Sessions
Date Time Venue Language tickets
29-05-2014 19:45 Aribau Club
Q&A with the director
VOS Cat / VOS Eng  $$
30-05-2014 19:45 Aribau Club
Q&A with the director
VOS Cat / VOS Eng  $$

(*) Tickets only in box office

(**) Free Admission

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The Death of Jaime Roldos [+]More information

Directors: Lisandra I. Rivera, Manolo Sarmiento

The suspicious death of the Ecuadorian president Jaime Roldós which took place in 1981 in a plane crash leads to a reflection about his ignored role in the history of Latin America and the vicissitudes of the accident.

Sessions
Date Time Venue Language tickets
29-05-2014 21:30 CCCB - Sala Auditori
Q&A with the director
VOS Eng  $$
31-05-2014 19:30 CCCB - Sala Auditori
Q&A with the director
VOS Eng  $$

(*) Tickets only in box office

(**) Free Admission

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Mercedes Sosa, The Voice of Latin America [+]More information

Director: Rodrigo H. Vila

An intimate journey into the world of Argentinean folk singer Mercedes Sosa, member of the Nueva Canción. Woman, artist and activist. Voice of the voiceless in Latin America.

Sessions
Date Time Venue Language tickets
29-05-2014 22:00 Aribau Club
VOS Cast  $$
31-05-2014 16:00 Aribau Club
VOS Cast  $$

(*) Tickets only in box office

(**) Free Admission

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Return to Homs [+]More information

Director: Talal Derki

How does a peaceful demonstration turn into one of the most devastating armed conflicts of the last decade? A unique opportunity to see from the inside the reality of a country afflicted by a complex conflict that nobody really knows how to explain.

Sessions
Date Time Venue Language tickets
30-05-2014 21:30 CCCB - Sala Teatre
Q&A with the director
VOS Cat / VOS Eng  $$
31-05-2014 19:45 Aribau Club
Q&A with the director
VOS Cat / VOS Eng  $$

(*) Tickets only in box office

(**) Free Admission

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The Good Son [+]More information

Director: Shirly Berkovitz

What goes through the mind of a young man who decides to fulfill his dream whatever the cost may be? Where lies the border between self-fulfillment and staying loyal to your family?

Sessions
Date Time Venue Language tickets
29-05-2014 21:30 Aribau Club
Q&A with the director
VOS Cat / VOS Eng  $$
30-05-2014 17:00 Aribau Club
Q&A with the director
VOS Cat / VOS Eng  $$

(*) Tickets only in box office

(**) Free Admission

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Parrot at the Milkbar [+]More information

Director: Ines Thomsen

Four hairdressers in the Raval neighborhood will show us their history, clients, thoughts and dreams.

Sessions
Date Time Venue Language tickets
31-05-2014 22:00 CCCB - Sala Auditori
Q&A with the director
VOS Cast  $$
01-06-2014 18:00 CCCB - Sala Auditori
Q&A with the director
VOS Cast  $$

(*) Tickets only in box office

(**) Free Admission

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