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If money doesn’t grow from trees, where does it come from? | Blog Doc & Roll

Trailer of the documentary. Image: Dirk Lütter. Like so many other citizens, the 2008 financial crisis generated in the director Carmen Losmann (Crailsheim, Germany, 43 years old) the feeling that something is not working in the economic system on which practically the entire planet depends. The opacity with which these large financial players, mainly the […]

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Men’s intimate circles against toxic masculinity | Blog Doc & Roll

Trailer of the documentary ‘The circle’. The filmmaker Iván Roiz was going through a personal crisis when he discovered a few years ago about the existence of encounters of men who meet to chat in private. These collective meetings, called circles and organized by activist groups in favor of gender equality, try to break the […]

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The life force of a nonagenarian accused of witchcraft in present-day Kenya | Blog Doc & Roll

As in so many other African countries, the division of gender roles in many parts of Kenya reserves leadership decisions to men and physical labor, both in the field and in the family home, to women. In the documentary The Letter by Maia Lekow and Christopher King, which DocsBarcelona projects this Tuesday at the Cineteca […]

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The trip of a Basque violin to Syria to cover the sound of the bombs with melodies | Blog Doc & Roll

Spain and Syria have been connected for years and not precisely by an invisible thread. In any case, it is through the bank of instruments that the NGO compiles Musicians Without Borders of Vitoria and that ends in different schools in the country. Getting these gifts to the children of this particular war is not […]

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The last blow of effect of Rafael Berrio | Blog Doc & Roll

The Basque Rafael Berrio, a cult musician, indecipherable and full of personality who died in March 2020, finished recording his latest album, Future child, with the certainty that the project was not completely finished. He felt the need to take his audience to a movie theater to listen to the album from start to finish, […]

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The man who created the Nuevo Flamenco from an office near the Retiro park | Blog Doc & Roll

The Cordovan María José Llergo was only a few months old when the Come to Madrid consecrated in 1995 to the Ketama. The Carmona brothers sang then, along with the English folk-jazz double bass of Danny Thompson and the musician of Mali Toumani Diabaté, to an electric city where every Tuesday was Friday, said the […]

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