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Non-fiction / Spain – 2016 / 10 min 35 sec
Original language: Galician with English subtitles
Director and producer: Diana Toucedo
Over the course of their lifetimes, men forge our history. But at what point do we lose track of our own stories? Many of the women who wait at home in their kitchens for their husbands to return, or for a missing son, an absent father, suffer open wounds that have never quite healed. Suspended in time, their hearts go on beating as they wait tirelessly. It is them against death.
Diana Toucedo is a Galician filmmaker and film editor. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Cinema and Video Editing giving by ESCAC, a Faculty in Barcelona and a Master’s Degree in Contemporary Film Theory giving by Pompeu Fabra University. Her best-known work to date is a documentary film edited with the Catalan director Isaki Lacuesta All night long, which was produced by TCM and was presented at the San Sebastian International Film Festival in 2010. Another of her works, The fifth gospel of Kaspar Hauser, a film by Alberto Gracia and produced by Zeitun Films was awarded with FIPRESCI at Rotterdam Film Festival 2013. Diana has directed several documentaries and experimental short films shown at film festivals and art centers. Currently she is editing her second documentary film, Thirty Lights, and working on another new project, Port Desire, with the support of AGADIC. She also teaches on the Postgraduate Programme in Audiovisual Editing at Pompeu Fabra University, and on the Master’s in Theory and Practice of Creative Documentary Making at UAB and ESCAC in Barcelona.
Contact: DIANA TOUCEDO (Director) – firstname.lastname@example.org – Cell: +34 667 000 458