On Thursday, April the 7th, La Isla. Archivos de una tragedia, the Documentary of April, will have its premiere within The Documentary of the Month project. The film, directed by Uli Stelzner, opens the doors of “The Island”, the historic archive of Guatemala’s National Police which was accidentally discovered. It contains hundreds of thousands of documents that prove the tortures, kidnappings and murders committed by the Security Forces the second half of the 20th century.
The Documentary of the Month was born in 2004 with the aim to bring this film genre to all kinds of audiences. Since then, Parallel 40 premieres each month a film in movie theatres, auditoriums and cultural centres in Spain, Chile, Argentina and Uruguay. The network of The Documentary of the Month has already reached 60 cinemas of Catalonia, the Balearic Islands, Madrid, Asturias, Comunidad Valenciana, Biscay, Castilla y León and Latin America.
In Barcelona, La Isla. Archivos de una tragedia will be screened on Thursday 7th of April in the Filmoteca de Catalunya, Cinemes Girona, Cinemes Méliès and Cinemes Alexandra. In the rest of cinemas and towns of the network, you will be able to watch the film during the whole month. To take a look to the schedule: http://www.eldocumentaldelmes.com/en/documentals/salas.html