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Ada Colau for mayor

by
Pau Faus

2017 / 90 & 52 minutes / Production : 24 images, Nanouk films / Broadcasting : France 3 Corse ViaStella / Distribution : Taskovski Films

Will Ada Colau be able to change the rules of the game?


ADA FOR MAYOR follows Ada Colau for one year, from her time spent organizing the anti-eviction fight in Barcelona to the day she is sworn-in as its mayor. The intimate chronicle -featuring Colau’s own video diary- and privileged access to the inner-workings of a new citizen platform reveal an extraordinary journey in which two prevalent themes are united: a historic victory illustrative of the political changes taking place in southern Europe, and the inner struggle of someone who fears becoming what she has so often questioned.

Theatrical release : Spain (November 2016), Italy (January 2017)

  • Selection :
    • DocsBARCELONA, Spain
    • DOK LEIPZIG, Germany
    • COPENHAGEN Catalan Film Festival, Denmark
    • VIENNA This Human World, International Human Rights Film Festival, Austria
  • Awards :
    • Gaudí Best Documentary Award / Catalan Cinema Academy 2017, Spain
    • Best Documentary Director Award / MALAGA Festival Internacional de Cine Español 2016, Spain
    • Special Mention / BIARRITZ FIPA 2017