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This documentary series tells the event that shocked the world in 1986, when a child born in Spain, was recognized as the reincarnation of LAMA YESHE.
OSEL is the story of one of the first western reincarnates, who was treated like a king and admired as a God since he was a baby, and by the age of 18 decided to change his monastic life for the clubs in Ibiza.
For the first time Osel will explain what really happend when he was a child, and we'll get to discover the reasons why he walked away from being the Lama. Our goal is to sell the finished series.
A little more than 200 years ago, the health intervention tool that has saved the most lives throughout history made its appearance: the vaccine. The Shot reviews the history of vaccines and some of the most important milestones achieved in their short existence. It shows their success against previously lethal diseases, as well as how they work and how they have changed our society. It discusses the hoaxes that, from the beginning, have accompanied vaccines. And it highlights something little known to the population: the possible and novel benefits of vaccines for adults.
All from the hands of prestigious scientists and doctors who, with data and rigor, demonstrate how vaccines have changed the world, and will continue to do so.
October 4, 2007, Arantza (the director of the film), is arrested and taken to prison. She has some memories of those days: the endless laps around the patio, the swimming championships, Rasha's prison journey... After spending 918 nights locked up, Arantza goes out into the street. Now, she has a life ahead of her. A dim light, with her light and dark, illuminates the critical rereading of the archive of images and words that she preserves. Following the narrative means abandoning oneself to a story with a broken rhythm. The profile look of her characters reminds us of the invisibility of experiences that seek a political place from the vulnerable, the imperfect and the daring.
A journey to the heart of the flamenco music of Jorge Pardo, an essential artist to understand the evolution of contemporary flamenco. For two years, director Emilio Belmonte and his team accompany the legendary flutist and saxophonist of Paco de Lucía's sextet on his travels around Spain and the world to meet exceptional musicians (Chick Corea, Niño Josele, Duquende, Ana Morales, among others). ) in order to organize a special concert, a show to be called TRANCE. This flamenco road movie has exceptional musical moments and many difficulties for the master of flamenco-jazz fusion. Jorge Pardo's charisma, his conception of art as life and life as art are the driving force behind TRANCE, one of the most ambitious musical films of recent years.
Epic victories, magnanimity in defeat, legendary superstar players, and above all great humanity have all contributed to Real Madrid becoming the world’s greatest football phenomenon. The centenarian club has produced a winning team in every era and generation. No other club has matched the success of the eternal champion. It is a role model for the sporting world. The club’s players and admirers take a look back at the milestones and historic adversity that make Real Madrid the best team in the world.
Knowing their beleaguered Kingdom of Granada is doomed, two sultans, Yusuf I and his son Muhammed V, embark on the construction of a building that will overcome oblivion: the Alhambra Palaces. Their vizier, Ibn al-Khatib, a genius of this time, records in his chronicles the struggle to condense the imperishable symbol of their civilization in a unique work of art.
Tiempo de Zarzuela is a documentary produced by Lopez-Li Films and Versión Digital. A musical documentary that traces the history and current panorama of Spanish lyric theatre, which for four hundred years has treasured a large part of our emotional memory.
Three women of different generations live with an eating disorder. Three dark and hopeful realities marked by a childhood trauma that they will try to face in order to come back to life.
The documentary takes us to the Cabrera Archipelago, a paradise today. This site has experienced an explosion of biodiversity for fish, birds, reptiles, and marine mammals that are hard to observe outside this archipelago, including the endemic Balearic shearwater and Balearic warbler.
Stories of the past and the present of those who live, build, work, etc in the city of Madrid.
Pornography is now part of daily life, as an industry that is affordable, accessible, anonymous, accepted and agressive, which is constantly in need of new and increasingly extreme content, fresh bodies to satisfy the desires of addicted consumers. What is the cost of thousands of scenes being filmed and viewed every day? Does the mere presence of a camera imply consent? Who is it on either side of the screen? PornoXplotación is a wake-up call based on the different testimonies of those directly affected by the industry. It reveals the huge price that is paid for porn on both sides of the screen - for those who star in it and those who consume it- and the danger it poses for future generations. Laying bare the reality of an opaque and exploitative industry, this documentary puts paid to the myth that those involved participate of their own free will.
Once the natural paradise on the Ancient Tayrona civilization, it is today the protected home and shelter of an infinity of species, that fight for survival in a hostile but inebriating exuberant environment in this magnificent National Park in Colombia.
The documentary explores the scientific details of the last volcanic process in Europe and the most long-lasting one in the Canarian Island of La Palma. This has been one of the more destructive volcanic eruptions in the world.
One year after the first outbreak, we see the first technical and scientific conclusions about a natural event that has transformed the geography, the society and the economy of an island already used to live with volcanos. Experts who worked in the field share for the very first time, in this documentary, their results which will determine future volcanic studies.
2020. Seven bags appear floating in the Saladillo stream in Argentina. Inside, the dismembered body of a woman. The horrendous crime turns the entire community upside down. Here begins the three mourning periods for Pepa Richarte, a Spanish woman who was staying with her husband at the victim's house: first, learning that her friend had been murdered, then seeing herself imprisoned accused of the crime, and finally, after 19 months fighting for Proving her innocence in one of the most extreme prisons in the world, discovering that the real murderer was her own husband who would rather see her imprisoned than testify in her favor. This is the story of the nightmare lived by an innocent woman, convicted without evidence, and the courage she found to overcome it.
We are looking for a Spain/Argentina co-production.
A docufiction on the upcoming neurorights that will regulate the moral dilemma generated by the advance of neurotechnologies. Looking for a co-production partner and distributor.
Trafficking of protected species following the cases of Toni, a chimpanzee that was caught from the jungle and sold to a Portuguese circus, and Cheeta, the sole survivor of the Oasis Park Zoo escape of 2015 which ended in a tragically. How we all participate on this and how we can make it end.
Project in editing stage.
Looking for pre-sales.
The series will show the trajectory of this dangerous gang of robbers, from their first attack on a plane that had just landed, to their social reintegration after a spectacular arrest in unison in France and Spain. With re-enactments, CGI and interviews to Police, Witnesses and... robbers.
The company is looking for partners to produce this documentary series.
Two hundred miles off the northwestern coast of Africa, the highest active volcano in the Atlantic Ocean gives its name to the inhospitable desert that surrounds it. It is about Teide. Its gigantic pyramidal shape rises above the raging Atlantic waters like an unassailable colossus. Teide land is a wild and a rugged place. A volcanic desert subjected to sudden temperature changes and an extreme solar radiation, capable of destroying, century after century, the most powerful mountains of petrified lava.
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07 March 2023
07 March 2023
Spain will continue to celebrate and promote its achievements in Cannes at the upcoming Marché du Film, the world’s biggest international film market event, taking place from 16 to 24 May during the 76th edition of the Festival de Cannes.
07 March 2023
10 May 2022
10 May 2022
Beta Group, the European giant led by Jan Mojto, is stepping up its commitment to both content and the Spanish market with the launch of Beta Fiction Spain, a new company that will produce TV series and feature films, offer production services, and act as Beta's film distribution arm in Spain.
10 May 2022
05 May 2022
05 May 2022
Strong showing by Spanish cinema at the 75th edition of the Cannes Film Festival, which extends to the industrial side of the event with the Co-Production Night event, promoted by ICEX and ICAA.
05 May 2022