La Retirada, told through a love story, based on  unpublished photos, archives and family memories.  Aquí y allí is the diary of an exile, presented in collaboration with Occitanie Films this Thursday February 25 at 7 p.m.

Aquí y allí, diary of an exile by Emma Fariñas, France, 2021

While cleaning out the apartment of her deceased grandmother, Anna finds a notebook. There she discovers a love kept secret, lived in the passion and tragedy of the Spanish Republic of the 1930s. Between Spain and France, we follow Lucía on her journey.

Emma Fariñas collected these photos from the archives of Barcelona, ​​Badajoz … but also from families: from Perpignan, Toulouse, Lyon …  unpublished photos, shown for the first time, whose personal stories are the basis for the writing of the film.

We also see little-known photos of Elisabeth Eidenbenz (founder of Elne Maternity) provided by the Mairie of Elne, showing daily life in 1930s Spain.

It’s free. Register here to receive a reminder one hour before the screening

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