GALSEN - THE LANGUAGE OF SOULS
(EL LANGUAGE DE LAS ALMAS)
A journey in search of identity for someone Afro-descendant, through the universal union of music. It is the story that brings the director Afro-spanish, Sergio Aparicio which will be their “opera prima”. We enter the heart of Africa, through different beings of light, where everyone will find their source of expression and communication to make us understand that when it comes to humans in different societies, at the bottom we speak of a single communication, “the language of souls”. A film recorded to bridge between Senegal, Gambia, Barcelona and New York…
Runtime: 90 min
Country of Production: Martinique
Laguage: Spanish (w/ English Subtitles)
ABOUT THE DIRECTOR
International artist born in Barcelona but Living in London. He have recorded two music albums. In the last season he has done a lot of art works with an international artist like Laura Mvula, Common or Vince Fraser. Actually he has made his first film as a director, sharing his story towards music. It has been recorded in Senegal, Gambia, New York and Barcelona.
directed by Pierre Huberson
An immersive journey around the Islands of Guadeloupe, delving into the concept of “home” in a post-colonial society from a diasporic vantage.
Runtime: 22 min
Country of Production: USA/Guadeloue
ANTONIO NORALES: GARIFUNA GUARDIAN
directed by Walker Simon
A Honduran-born man in the United States campaigns to keep alive the tradition of the Wanaragua dance of the Garifuna people, a people descended from the intermingling of Africans and native Arawak Indians. They have their own language, music and religious practices.
Runtime: 7 min
Country of Production: USA
Language: French (w/ English subtitles)
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