POSTWAR ALBUM (2020)

Álbum de posguerra
Victoria Eugenia Antzokia
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Tuesday, 27 April 2021 / 18:30 4,50 € Tickets

Childhood and war in Sarajevo

Spain. Direction: Àngel Leiro, Airy Maragall. Original idea: Gervasio Sánchez. Production: Stephanie von Lukowicz / Lukimedia. Screenplay: Amanda Sans Pantling, Airy Maragall, Àngel Leiro. Photography: Juan González. Music: Xavier Capellas. Edition: Marc Capdevila. Running time: 75 min.

LANGUAGE: Bosnian, English, Spanish / SUBTITLES: Spanish

Subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing

In the 90s, Spanish photographer Gervasio Sánchez portrayed many girls and boys during the Sarajevo siege. Twenty-five years later, Gervasio goes back and meets some of them again. What happened to their lives? What was it like to grow up after the war? The poetical aesthetic of Gervasio's black and white photographs contrasts with the brutal reality they narrate. The same happens with the memories of these people he meets, now adults: the images come to life with the stories they tell, and the spectator sees human beings affected by the war who look back on their childhood with nostalgia.

TALK: Gervasio Sánchez (photojournalist), Airy Maragall & Àngel Leiro (film directors)