Mothertongue (2016) is the first feature length documentary film by the basque director Teresa Sendagorta, competing in the Official Section of the 19th Málaga Film Festival. It will be screened in the Echegaray Theatre on Tuesday the 26th of April at 22:00, and both the director and protagonist, Keith Wiedersheim, will be attending.
The film is competing with 18 others for the festival’s prizes for the Best Documentary, Best Director, the Public’s Prize and the ‘Feroz Puerta Oscura’ Critic’s Prize. The competitors are: Alcaldesa; Brumaire; Carta a una sombra; El hombre nuevo; El legado; Instantes de campaña; La calle de los pianistas; La décadence; La historia de Jan; La tempestad calmada; Mariano Maresca. Palabra a palabra; Metamorphosis; Muchachas, Nosotras. Ellas; Paciente; Parque Lenin; Socotra, la isla de los genios and Un millón de hostias.
Until the 1st of May, the 19th Málaga Film Festival will be programming the most interesting of recent Spanish and Latin American film productions. They will be screened in the festival’s three main locations: the Cervantes Theatre, the Albéniz Theatre, and the Echegaray Theatre.