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The Year of the Discovery / El año del descubrimiento (2020)

Luis López Carrasco (Spain, Switzerland)

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  • SIFA On Demand:
    31 May - 12 June
  • SIFA On Demand:
    31 May - 12 June

  • $15

    • 3h 20m, no intermission

    • Rating: Parental Guidance 13

      Consumer Advice : Some Coarse Language 些许粗俗语言

    • Spanish with English subtitles

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The Year of the Discovery / El año del descubrimiento (2020)

Luis López Carrasco (Spain, Switzerland)

Neighbors, youngsters, and unemployed workers chat inside a bar between cigarettes, breakfasts, and snacks. They remember unusual dreams, share job stories and plan future projects. The bar is located in the city of Cartagena, in the southeast of Spain. As the day goes on, the riots from the industrial crisis of 1992 are heard more and more closely. In 1992 in Spain the Barcelona Olympic Games and the Seville Expo were held, linked to the celebration of the 5th Centenary of the Discovery of America. The country is presented to the international community as a modern, developed and dynamic country.​   

Meanwhile, in Cartagena, the protests because of the crisis became increasingly violent and would result in a mass uprising that culminates in the burning of the parliament of the Autonomous Community.

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LUIS LÓPEZ CARRASCO (Murcia, Spain, 1981) is a filmmaker and writer. In 2008 he co-founded Los Hijos, an experimental cinema and documentary collective. His work has been shown in numerous international film festivals like Locarno, Rotterdam, Toronto, NYFF Film Society of Lincoln Center,BAFICI or Viennale and contemporary art centres like Museo Nacional ReinaSofía, Museo Guggenheim, Centre Georges Pompidou or ICA London.

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