Festivaltips for this afternoon: at 12.30 hrs Javier Bardem's film Sons of the Clouds will be screened in Theater aan het Spui 1. Javier Bardem (No Country for Old Men, Biutiful) strives to let the world know about the forgotten struggle of the native Sahrawi people in Western Sahara. One part of this community lives in exile in the desert, while the other part is oppressed by the Moroccan regime.
At 14.45 hrs the film Rouge Parole will be screened in Theater aan het Spui 2. In Tunisia, where the Arab Spring started back in 2010, tyranny and oppression have been replaced by democracy and freedom of opinion. Rouge Parole is a poetic documentary about the ‘explosion of words’ which results from this regained freedom.