14. SPANISH METER
SPANISH FILM FESTIVAL
Thursday, May 26
Spain, 2021, 92’
Director: Susanna Barranco
Documentary about the inmates in the Catalan penitentiary center Brians 1 that portrays the link of these women with the prison and the space that limits them.
Breathe is committed to realistic and direct filming that seeks to make life known in a justice center and, above all, to understand what life is like without freedom. It was born with the aim of giving a voice to incarcerated women, knowing the relationship between them and reflecting on the current prison system to find out if the judicial system is favorable from the point of view of health, hygiene and bioethics.
Mexico, 2018, 94’
Director: Isaac Cherem
Cast: Naian González Norvind, Christian Vázquez, Jorge Caballero, Carlos Aragón, Adriana Llabrés, Margarita Sanz, Marcos Bucay, Mau Lopez, Ana Kupfer, Carolina Politi, Daniel Adissi…
Ariela, a traditional Jew, meets Iván, a young man who is not Jewish and with whom she begins a secret relationship despite her family’s beliefs. This new experience allows her to explore the world that was outside her community bubble. Ariela is discovered and threatened. Maintaining her relationship would mean leaving her life as a Jew and permanently losing contact with her family and friends.
Awards: Morelia Film Festival – Best Actress (Naian González Norvind), Seven nominations for Ariel Awards including Best First Feature and Original Screenplay