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Santo Patrón [Patron Saint]

Date produced:

Filmmaker(s):

Eloy González Gavilán

Description:

El filme describe el día de San Prudencio y las actividades que se realizan alrededor de este. La riqueza gastronómica, cultural y religiosa de la región es descrita a través de este documental que nos muestra el día de la romería y las costumbres y tradiciones alavesas.

The film describes San Prudence's Day and the activities around it. The region's richness of gastronomy, culture and religion is described through this documentary that shows the pilgrimage day as well as customs and traditions from Alava.


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.


Quinta Feira, A [The Thursday]

Date produced: 1974

Filmmaker(s):

Miguel Ángel Quintana

Description:

Documental sobre un mercado en Barcelos, un pueblo del norte de Portugal, que se celebra todos los jueves del año. En él, se pueden encontrar hasta las cosas más inverosímiles.

Documentary about a market in Barcelos, a northern town in Portugal, that happens every Thursday of the year. In the market, even the most improbable things can be found.


Paisajes Alaveses [Alava Landscapes]

Date produced:

Filmmaker(s):

Eloy González Gavilán


Laderas de Izkiz [Hillsides of Izkiz]

Date produced:

Filmmaker(s):

Eloy González Gavilán

Description:

Corto documental sobre el pueblo de Izkiz , en el que el narrador describe de forma poética el pueblo entre planos de paisaje y arquitectura de este mismo. Mientras se recitan varias poesías aparecen imágenes de casas, tejados, laderas, ventanas, calles, la iglesia, casas abandonadas, animales, personas, niños –jugando o andando en bicicleta –, personas mayores, escenas de campo y vida campesina, escenas vacacionales, invernaderos, flores, insectos, el río, etc.

Documentary short about the town of Izkiz, in which the narrator describes the town in a poetic way while the film shows shots of landscapes and architecture. While several poetries are recited, we see images of houses, roofs, hillsides, windows, streets, the church, abandoned houses, animals, persons, children –either playing or riding bikes–, elderly people, countryside and country life scenes, vacation moments, greenhouses, flowers, insects, the river, etc.


Cross Popular Vitoria-Gasteiz

Date produced: 1978

Filmmaker(s):

Eloy González Gavilán


Euskal Estegua [Basque Wedding]

Date produced:

Filmmaker(s):

José Luis De la Torre Agirre

Description:

Euskal Ezkontzien erreportaia.

El filme retrata una boda vasca.

The film depicts a Basque wedding.


Gure Itsasoa [Our sea]

Date produced: 1978

Filmmaker(s):

José Luis De la Torre Agirre

Description:

Itsasoko bizimodua.

El filme retrata la forma de vida en la mar en Lekeitio

The film portrays the life on the sea in Lekeitio.


What a Missionary Does In Africa

Date produced: 1939

Filmmaker(s):

Ray L. Garner

Virginia Garner

Description:

"Documentary: Depicts experiences of a new missionary as he gains self-confidence in his work in the Belgian Congo where the people are suspicious and only slowly accept the mission." National Archives.


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