Porta Ferrada. Anatomy of a Festival
Celebrated for the first time the year 1958, the Festival of the Porta Ferrada is the most ancient taking place in Catalonia. This documentary samples the daily life of the contest: From sound checkings and performance’s rehearsal to the history and idiosyncrasy of Sant Feliu Guixols. In parallel it proposes a reflection on the force of music festival documentary.
Joan Fontcuberta: The Remains of Photography
Technological change has radically transformed the world of photography and, consequently, the photographer's skills. Joan Fontcuberta has had to evolve in his discourses and strategies to interpret a changing world and review the creative framework that he himself had designed in the 80s, questioning the remains of photography.
In 1969, Jesús Franco and Christopher Lee shot Count Dracula in Barcelona. At the same time, Pere Portabella became aware of this filming, vampirizing it in Vampir Cuadecuc. Genre and Art-house films had never been so close. Drácula Barcelona tells the story of these two movies.
Dracula Barcelona now available in GUIDEDOC (VOD platform specialized in documentary cinema). Very soon Joan Fontcuberta. The Remains of Photography.
Bruguera publishing company was an unparalleled phenomenon in Spanish popular culture. Its humorous or adventure comics or its paperback books marked different generations of readers. Several members of the Bruguera family participate in this documentary, as well as authors and former workers of this true dream factory.