In June 1968, the University of Bilbao was created, the first Basque public university, with the aim of meeting the higher education demands of the growing population of Bilbao and its surroundings, and at the request of the Diputación de Bizkaia, the City Council of Bilbao and other economic and social organizations.
Duración: 75 min. Año de Realización: 2016 / Con la participación de Euskaltel y ETB Con la colaboración de los Departamentos de Cultura y Política Lingüística del Gobierno Vasco, Diputación Foral de Bizkaia y el Instituto Vasco Etxepare Sinopsis: El proceso creativo del escritor Kirmen Uribe y su relación con otros artistas internacionales sirven para mostrar cómo nuevas […]
Duration: 64 min. Year: 2018 Synopsis: An investigation into the hundred years of life of Eusko Ikaskuntza, the Society of Basque Studies, the most important organization of Basque intellectuals of all the history. A journey that begins with its birth in 1918, in the middle of the ruins of a Europe devastated by the First World […]
Founded in 1846, the Smithsonian is the largest museum and research complex in the world consisting of 19 museums and galleries, the National Zoological Park and nine research centers.There are 6,400 Smithsonian employees, including some 500 scientists, and more than 5,500 volunteers. Approximately 28 million people from around the world visited the Smithsonian in 2014, […]
Duración: 44 min. Año de Realización: 2016 / Una coproducción de Signo Digital Sinopsis: El Jaialdi, esa enorme fiesta que celebra las raíces comunes y la heterogeneidad de una comunidad en expansión con música, conferencias, deporte rural, danzas tradicionales, gastronomía y demás, es un punto de encuentro fundamental para todas estas personas. Estén donde estén, sea cual sea […]
Duration: 60 min. Year: 2014 / Produced by Elkar in association with Basque Television (ETB). With collaboration from Provincial Council of Biscay and Fundación SGAE.
Duration: 60 min. Year: 2014 / A Signo Digital, ETB, TVE, and Canal 22 (Mexico) co-production. With collaboration from Basque Government. Synopsis: This documentary about the soprano Pepita Embil (Getaria, Guipuzcoa, 1918 – Mexico, 1994) explores the fascinating life of a restless, passionate woman who lived in and for music, and whose son, Plácido Domingo, became perhaps the […]
Duration: 50 min. Year: 2010 / A C5 and Signo Digital production Synopsis: On 20, 21 and 22 of July 2009, American trumpet player Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra recorded what Marsalis titled Vitoria Suite at the Jesús Guridi Conservatory, a studio set up for the occasion. In the documentary among others, […]
Duration: 50 min. Year: 2007 Synopsis: Following the success of the documentary “The Balenciaga Enigma” and exhibits of the brilliant couturier’s designs touring museums around the world, “Balenciaga, The Legacy of a Myth” focuses on the current impact of his work on new designers who cannot help but feel his influence. Seasoned designers as well […]
Duration: 50 min. Year: 2006 / Co-produced with Basque Television (ETB). With collaboration from Basque Government Synopsis: If there is anyone in the Basque country who has dedicated his life to the support of artists, collecting and the use of fine arts for film making it is Juan Huarte. This documentary describes the person, Juan […]
Duration: 50 min. Year: 2005 Synopsis: This piece delves into the artistic expression of fashion related to music, architecture, sculpture, painting, literature and film. This documentary gives a thorough look at the creations of the first fashion designers, when dresses departed from their anonymous nature and became works of art, all the way to modern […]
Duration: 50 min. Year: 2001 Synopsis: This documentary is a journey over the past 25 years of architecture in Spain. It shows the most emblematic buildings, the works of prestigious Spanish architects like Rafael Moneo, Peña Ganchegui, Navarro Baldeweg, Oscar Tusquets, Oriol Bohigas, Cesar Portela and Sainz de Oiza. The selection of buildings has been […]
Duration: 50 min. Year: 2005 / An ABRA Prod. production Synopsis: The Museum of Fine Arts in Bilbao is one of the leaders of the Basque Country and Spain. Its extraordinary permanent collection and its many important temporary exhibitions have made it one of the top museums in Europe.
Duration: 50 min. Year: 2003 Synopsis: An interesting journey with Kepa Junkera and his band during the concert tour that accompanied the release of his album “Maren.”
Duration: 50 min. Year: 2003 Synopsis: Basque contemporary art reserves a special place for a family story making its mark through its works. Agustin Ibarrola and his son, José Ibarrola, from the Bizkaian Oma Valley, are depicted in this documentary, showing their unique and differentiating approaches to their works full of harmony and color.
Duration: 50 min. Year: 2003 Synopsis: This documentary shows the developmental process of the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao since its inception and until 2002, featuring its exhibitions and most interesting events that have shaped the museum during its first five years of existence.
Duration: 50 min. Year: 2008 / Co-produced with Basque Television (ETB) Synopsis: The documentary ”Basque Artists: 5 Spaces” exposes the interesting present and promising future of Basque art through the careers of five artists: painters Dario Urzay and Jesús María Lazkano, musician Kepa Junkera, designer Miriam Ocariz, and photographer Aitor Ortiz.
Duración: 50 min. Año de Realización: 2003 Sinopsis: A documentary that portrays the issues in Ireland from the dual perspective of Catholics and Protestants. The documentary’s title refers to the invisible barrier, a simple sidewalk, which separates two completely antagonistic communities. The various characters appearing before the camera bear witness to the difficulties showing how […]
Duration: 50 min. Year: 2001 Synopsis: Featuring Nam June Paik, this documentary focuses on the creations of this South Korean video artist who died in 2006. Well known and talented, his productivity was maintained for over 40 years.
Duration: 50 min. Year: 2002 Synopsis: Free and spectacular form, curiosity in experimenting with new materials, harmony between art and architecture, special focus on functionality are his trademarks. The basis of this documentary is the analysis of the work and creative genius of Frank Gehry, focusing primarily on the source of his artistic inspiration, on […]
Duration: 50 min. Year: 2003 Synopsis: A dynamic look at the evolution of art from its origins, starting with the bison painted by our ancestors using burnt grease and ash on the cave walls of Altamira, all the way to contemporary art.
Duration: 50 min. Year: 2001 Synopsis: When the Guggenheim Museum devoted an exhibit to the work of designer Giorgio Armani, the media coverage and debate marked a turning point in the world of fashion. Celebrities, the designer’s own friends, critics and art historians analyze this phenomenon, many of them standing before the actual Armani creations […]
Duration: 50 min. Year: 2005 Synopsis: This documentary covers the one-hundred-year history of the legendary automobile brand, Rolls-Royce, synonymous with luxury and power. The film starts with the origins of the founders of the company, those who would brand a name lasting to the present. The piece contains magnificent archival footage and recordings of all […]