films – Cinema Akil


  Now Showing 

DIRECTED BY
Cesare Maglioni, Inka Reichert
Spain | PG | 89 mins | Short documentary, Feature documentary | English, French, Spanish
VENUE

Suddenly, a couple of plastic rings appear on a beach in Guéthary, on the west French coast. And every day there are more. François Verdet surfes on this beach throughout the year and he is devastated. Where do they come from? Waste, chemical waste, dirty water... Everything ends up in the sea. Many times we overlook it, but there are people who observe and suffer from this pollution on a daily basis: surfers. Water is life, and they want to prot Read More...


DIRECTED BY
Ernesto Cabellos Damián
Spain, Peru, Bolivia | PG | 92 mins | Feature documentary | Spanish ( English subtitles )
VENUE

Nélida, a woman from the Andes, uses her faculties to face a mining company that threatens to destroy the lagoon which she considers being her mother. Right below it, lies a rich gold deposit that confronts the peasants who fear running out of water due to the developments of the South America's largest gold mining company

--

Madrid Zero

Read More...


DIRECTED BY
Daniel Carrasco & Alba Azaola
Spain | PG | 77 mins | Feature documentary | Spanish ( English subtitles )
VENUE

We have transformed the sea into a liquid desert, while artisanal and sustainable fishingdisappears. Furthermore, Africa feeds Europe through agreements that cause inequalitiesand migrations. We import fish, we expel people. Recorded in Spain, Mauritania andSenegal, Liquid Desert analyzes some overfishing problems related to resource depletionand the perverse cycle around it.

--

SI, QUIERO

directed by Román Reyes 

2018 | Spain | Spanish (English subs) | 2 min 30 sec 

 It is said that commitment among humans must be for life. And what about plane Read More...