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The films included in this database are winners of amateur movie contests or works that have been identified as significant by archives and historians.



Álava Deportiva [Sports in Alava]

Date produced:

Filmmaker(s):

Eloy González Gavilán

Description:

El filme comienza con una descripción de como iniciar en el Cross. Vemos un campeonato de Cross desarrollarse en los alrededores de Álava y la premiación a los ganadores. Un joven se ilusiona por ser corredor de Cross.

The film begins with a description on how to begin cross country running. Then a cross-country championship is seen developing in the surroundings of Alava, and then we see the awards ceremony for the winners. A young man is seen getting excited about becoming a cross country runner.


Villa de Corres [Corres Village]

Date produced: 1983

Filmmaker(s):

Mertxe Martínez

Description:

Documental corto sobre el pueblo de Villa de Corres. El filme comienza con varios paisajes de los alrededores y planos de montañas y el río. A continuación se muestra el pueblo, aparecen casas, el río, calles y algunas partes características como el Castillo, el hospital, la iglesia de San Esteban, el bebedero, la fuente , la plaza, etc. También aparecen algunas personas mayores y niños por las calles. Se comenta que es un pueblo con una población de 30 habitantes pero que es uno de los pueblos más longevos de la provincia de Álava.

Short documentary about a town called Villa de Corres. The film begins with several landscapes of the surroundings and shots of the mountains and the river. Then the film shows the town, houses, the river, streets, and some landmarks like the Castle, the hospital, the San Esteban church, the drink fountain, the fountain, the square, etc. Some older persons and children are also seen. It is said that the town only has a population of 30 persons, but that it is one of the longest-living towns in the Alava province.


Rincón de paz, Un [A corner of peace]

Date produced: 1969

Filmmaker(s):

Miguel Ángel Quintana

Description:

Documental sobre la Semana Santa en una ciudad de Castilla, donde la paz contrasta con la violencia de otras partes del mundo.

Documentary about the Holy Week in a city of Castilla, where peace contrasts with the violence lived in other parts of the world.


Tiburón, tiburón [Shark, shark]

Date produced: 1976

Filmmaker(s):

Miguel Ángel Quintana

Description:

Pequeña historia de náufragos donde una mujer es llevada por sus más ardorosos sentimientos, comprobando los límites del egoísmo del hombre.

Short story about castaways in which a woman is carried away by her most burning feelings, proving the limits of man's selfishness.


Marigorriak [Ladybug]

Date produced: 1988

Filmmaker(s):

Miguel Ángel Quintana


Cocu, Le

Date produced: 1971

Filmmaker(s):

Miguel Ángel Quintana

Description:

Film experimental de animación que cuenta una pequeña historia de infidelidad conyugal.

Experimental animation film that tells a short story about marriage infidelity.


Hondarra [Sand]

Date produced: 1985

Filmmaker(s):

Miguel Ángel Quintana

Description:

En este documental se muestra el proceso de elaboración de una curiosa pieza de artesanía: una botella de cristal rellena de arena de distintos colores, formando así motivos figurativos y geométricos.

This documentary shows the process of making a curious craft piece: a crystal bottle filled by sand of diverse colors that forms new figure and geometrical patterns.


Gudariak [Soldiers]

Date produced: 1978

Filmmaker(s):

Miguel Ángel Quintana

Description:

Documental sobre la política y ciudadanía euskalduna durante los años 70. El autor hace un recorrido por diferentes acontecimientos inscritos en los procesos de lucha y represión que tuvieron lugar durante el franquismo y primeros años de democracia.

Documentary about the Basque politics and citizens during the 70's. The filmmaker goes through different events inscribed in the struggle processes and the repression that took place during Franco's dictatorship and the first years of democracy.


En las Cruzadas [In the Crusades]

Date produced: 1974

Filmmaker(s):

Miguel Ángel Quintana

Description:

Film de animación que cuenta la anécdota de un caballero que tiene un encuentro casual cuando se dirige a las Cruzadas.

Animated film that tells the story of a knight that has a casual encounter as he travels to the Crusades.


Semáforo, El [The Traffic Light]

Date produced: 1970

Filmmaker(s):

Miguel Ángel Quintana

Description:

Filme experimental en el que sobre una imagen fija de un semáforo, el sonido es el principal protagonista.

Experimental film in which sound is the main protagonist over a fix image of a traffic light.


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