Director: Gorka Bilbao

Production: Berde Produkzioak

Genre: Documentary

Duration: 99 minutes

Language: Basque, Spanish, English

Urtea: 2015

Herrialdea: Spain

Premiere: November 6th, 2015

JAI ALAI BLUES

A documentary narrating the incredible story of the Jai Alai through its most iconic characters. A great many similarities can be drawn between the biography of our characters and the actual history of the Jai Alai. Beginnings in humble surroundings, huge successes all over the world in pelota courts packed to the hilt with distinguish publics, losses of identity due to adapting a traditional game to societies with completely different values…


AWARDS:

– Txapela D’Or to the Best Documentary (Zinemaldia.CAT)

– Jury Award Special Mention (BCN Sports Film Festival)

 

FILM FESTIVALS:

2015:

SSIFF – Zinemira Section

MEDIMED Doc Market (Barcelona)

Zinemaldia CAT (Barcelona)

Kino Aero FIlm Festival (Prague)

2016:

Festival Rencontres sur Les Docks (Bayonne)

BCN Sports Film Festival – Official Section