Event

Thursday 14 August, 22:00

Gandules'14 - Gas Natural Fenosa

Auf der anderen Seite (Al otro lado)

Auf der anderen Seite (Al otro lado)
Fatih Akin
2007, Germany/Turkey, 35 mm,122’, Spanish subtitles
Cannes Festival – Official Section: Best Screenplay

A series of meetings, relations and deaths that take place between Germany and Turkey forge contacts between the fragile lives of six people in search of forgiveness and reconciliation. Nejat doesn’t approve of the relationship his father, a pensioner, has with the prostitute Yeter, but changes his mind when he finds out that the woman sends money toTurkey to pay for her daughter Ayten to go to university. The unexpected death of Yeter creates a distance between the father and his son, who decides to go to Istanbul and find Ayten. Ayten, meanwhile, is a political activist on the run from the Turkish police who is seeking refuge in Germany.

Las tardes
Alba Molas Closas

2014, Spain, video, 10’, VO (es)
Finalist of the Short Film Competition Gandules'14

Julia is an Ecuadorian immigrant who works in a house, cleaning and looking after Mateo, the family’s little boy. This is the story of one of the many afternoons that Julia and Mateo share.

See the
 complete programme of Gandules'14 - Gas Natural Fenosa. This August you will also find in Filmin’s website a great selection of films based on the topic Away from Home.

Credits

Organizer
Centre de Cultura ContemporÓnia de Barcelona
With the collaboration of
Filmin
Sponsors
Gas Natural Fenosa