Director: Asier Altuna

Producer: Txintxua Films

Genre: Drama

Duration: 103 minutes

Language: Basque

Year: 2015

Country: Spain

Premiere: October 16th, 2015

AMAMA

The story of a family; the story of a conflict. The rural and the urban, the past and the present, parents and their offspring: opposing ways of life struggle against one another whilst, in eloquent silence, the grandmother — Amama — watches her family’s destiny unfold.


AWARDS:

– Irizar Basque Film Award (SSIFF)

– Award to the Basque Best Screenplay (SSIFF)

– Signis Award Special Mention (SSIFF)

– Best Music and Youth Jury Award (Cinemed – Montpellier)

– Jury Award to Best Director, “Principe de Viana” (Festival de Cine “Cuidad de Tudela” – Opera Prima)

– Jury Award to the Best Film (Festival de Cine “Cuidad de Tudela” – Opera Prima)

– Best Fiction Film, “Txapela de Oro” (Zinemaldia.CAT)

– Best Film (Basque Film Festival in Vitoria-Gasteiz)

– Jury Award to Best Film (Festival de Cine Español y Latinoamericano of Ajaccio)

– Youth Award (Festival de Cine Español y Latinoamericano de Ajaccio)

– Jury Award to Best Film (Festival de Cine Ojoloco of Grenoble)

– Youth Award to Best Film (Festival de Cinema Espagnol of Nantes)

– ‘Silver Simorgh’ Award to Best Screenplay (Fajr International Film Festival)

– Best European Film Award (Catania FilmFest – Gold Elephant World 2016)

– Best Cinematography Award (Ceará Film Festival)

– Best Art Award (Ceará Film Festival)

– Critics’ Award (Ceará Film Festival)

FILM FESTIVALS:

2015:

SSIFF – Official Section

Festival Internazionale dei film di Roma – Official Section

Opera Prima Tudela – Official Section

Cinemed Montpellier Festival of Mediterranean Cinema – Official Section

Mar del Plata International Film Festival – Panorama

Tallinn Black Nights – Panorama

Zinegin Festibala

Annaba Mediterranean Film Festival – Official Section

Cinema Mediterraneen de Bruxelles – Official Section

Palm Springs International Film Festival – World Cinema

Tromsø International Film Festival – Horizons

Zinemaldia.CAT – Official Section

Festival de Cine Español y Latinoamericano de Ajaccio ‘Latinita’ – Official Section

“La Película” Spanish Film Festival Kino Aero – Sección Oficial (Basque Films)

Stockfish Film Festival in Reykjavík – Special Screening

Noordelijk Film Festival – Special Screening Ljouwert/Leeuwarden (DSS2016)

Semana del Cine Vasco, Vitoria-Gasteiz

Kosmorama Film Festival Trondheim – New Directors

FICG Festival Internacional de Cine en Guadalajara – Official Iberoamerican Section

¡Viva! Spanish and Latin American Film Festival Manchester – Spring Weekender

Kino Pasavaris / Vilnius Film Festival – Festivals’ favourites

Festival Ojoloco sur le Cinéma Espagnol et Latino-Américain (Grenoble)

Reflets du Cinema Ibérique & Latino-Americain en Villeurbane

Festival du Cinema Espagnol de Nantes – Official Section

Festival Cinematográfico Internacional del Uruguay – Official Section

Seattle International Film Festival – Made in Spain

FIFF Fjar International Film Festival Tehran, Iran – Official Section

Catania FilmFest – Gold Elephant World 2016 – Official Section

Espiello, Festival Internacional de Documental Etnográfico de Sobrarbe

Different 8: Gnolas en Paris – Official Section

Annecy Cinema Espagnol

Yerevan International Film Festival – Main International Feature Competition

Festival de Cine Ceara Brasil

European Minority Film Festival

London Spanish Film Festival – Official Section

FICMonterrey – Monterrey International Film Festival – Official Section

Edinburgh Spanish Film Festival