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English title: Josep
Original title: Josep
German title: Josep
France, Spain, 2020

Director: Aurel
Production company: Les Films d'Ici Méditerranée
Age recommendation: 15 years and up
Length: 74 min.
Film genre: Animation

February 1939. Spanish republicans are fleeing Franco’s dictatorship to France. The French government built concentration camps, confining the refugees, where they barely have access to hygiene, water and food. In one of these camps, separated by barbed wire, two men will become friends. One is a guard, the other is Josep Bartoli (Barcelona 1910 – NYC 1995), an illustrator who fights against Franco’s regime.

European Film Awards 2020, Hof IFF 2020, Sao Paulo IFF 2020, Black Nights Tallinn IFF 2020, BUFF Malmö CFF 2021, Cesar Award 2021, Anima Belgium 2021, Itinerances Alès 2021, ITFS Stuttgart 2021 (awarded), Animateka International Animation Film Festival Ljubljana 2021

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The Party Film Sales (FR)

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