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Basque Film Series

9/8/2017: Basque Film Series


Amaren Ideia

During the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939), hundreds of children were evacuated out of their homes in the Basque Country. This documentary tells the story of three of them.

Mexico City, June 11th, 2008: 83 years old Lucia, Alfredo 81, and José 80, jump on a plane to Bilbao. The three of them were born in different parts of the Basque Country. But in 1937, they were forced to leave their homes and families because of the Spanish Civil War. Seventy-one years later, they return to their homeland, together with many others, who like them, will receive a homage.

2010, directed by Maider Oleaga, 80 minutes, color,
in Castilian & Euskara with English Subtitles.

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