a Colony

In a Southern European, formerly industrial colony, an international group of politically active filmmakers is working on a documentary in order to discover more about the economical problems plaguing the continent. During the process, their ideals are put to the test as they start to stumble upon a number of dilemmas challenging themselves as well as the film subject, their friendship and their approach to reality itself.

'a Colony' is the cinematic result of a non-hegemonic collaborative process. The majority of the scenes was created through debates involving the entire workgroup. The cinematography is well-rooted into an analysis of the contemporary world, starting from collective research, grounded on the expression of individual opinions melded into each other.


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FILM FOR YOUR RIGHTS is a project by Rutes i Origens in co-operation with partners from the international ROOTS & ROUTES network, funded by the EU programme YOUTH IN ACTION (SPAIN) and with the support of the German Consulate in Barcelona, the Interactive Media Lab of the University of Barcelona and the Goethe Institute Barcelona.

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