The Silence of Others at the Human Rights Watch Film Festival
Winner of the Berlinale Audience Award, “The Silence of Others” reveals the enduring struggle of victims of Spain’s 40-year dictatorship under Franco.
The Silence of Others
- Directed by Almudena Carracedo and Robert Bahar, USA / Spain, 2018, 95 minutes.
- On June 19 at 8 pm. At Film Society Lincoln Center – Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center, 144 W 65th St, New York, NY 10023.
- On June 20 at 9 pm. At 323 6th Ave, New York, NY 10014.
Filmed over six years, the film follows victims and survivors of Spain’s 40-year dictatorship under Franco as they organize the groundbreaking “Argentine Lawsuit” and fight a state-imposed amnesia of crimes against humanity. The documentary is directed by Emmy-winning filmmakers Almudena Carracedo and Robert Bahar and produced by Pedro Almodóvar and his team.
The film won the Berlinale Panorama Audience Award and Berlinale Peace Film Prize, was a Top Ten Audience Favorite at Hot Docs, and was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at Sheffield Doc/Fest.
The screenings will be followed by a panel discussion with filmmakers and cast.