publication . Article . 2017

Memory and Mass Graves: Political Strategies of Independent Documentaries

Josetxo Cerdán; Labayen, M. F.;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2017
  • Publisher: Asociación Cineforum L'Atalante
  • Country: Spain
Abstract
This article examines the political strategies of independent Spanish documentaries of the 2000s and 2010s in the context of debates about historical memory. The hypothesis of this research is that independent documentaries can operate as vehicles for practices and discourses that are free from the institutional domestication normally affecting film and television productions dealing with memory. It is thus argued that documentary film practices distanced from official political interests can challenge some of the common assumptions in discussions of historical memory and offer a bottom-up perspective, in parallel with a process that brings a grassroots element ...
Subjects
free text keywords: historical memory, mass grave, independent documentary, Spanish civil war, Pere Vilà, Isaki Lacuesta, Los Hijos film collective, Jorge Tur, memoria histórica, fosas comunes, documental independiente, guerra civil española, colectivo Los Hijos, Ciencias de la Información
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CERDÁN,Josetxo,FERNÁNDEZLABAYEN, Miguel(2017). Memoria yfosascomunes:estrategiaspolíticasdeldocumentalindependiente.L'Atalante.Revistadeestudioscinematográficos,23, 187-198.

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publication . Article . 2017

Memory and Mass Graves: Political Strategies of Independent Documentaries

Josetxo Cerdán; Labayen, M. F.;