The Spanish documentary ‘El silencio de otros’, winner of two Emmy Awards

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Still from ‘The silence of others’.

The 2020 Emmys have had a Spanish flavor. The documentary directed by Almudena Carracedo and Robert Bahar, The silence of others, which recounts the struggle of the victims of the Franco regime and their families who continue to seek justice, has won two awards in the documentary categories delivered this Tuesday: Best Documentary and Best Political Documentary.

“You are right! Emmy for Best Political Documentary and … EMMY FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY for #ElSilenciodeOtros! Last night we dedicated these awards to the protagonists and to all people, throughout the world, who fought and are fighting for truth, justice and reparation. #EsTiempodeJusticia “, have written along with the news of the American Television Academy.

The feature film accompanies victims and survivors of the Franco regime involved in the so-called Argentine complaint, which was launched on April 14, 2010 before the courts of the American country. This initiative sought to have the crimes against humanity committed by the Franco dictatorship investigated and those responsible to be identified and punished.

The documentary, available on Netflix, was shortlisted for the Oscars for Best Documentary and was nominated for the European Films Awards.


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