ALPUXARRAS. The Muslim Past of Spain

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Alpuxarras narrates the Muslim conquest of the Iberian Peninsula and the subsequent Christian conquest, until the end of the expulsion of the Moriscos in the XVII century. Focusing on the presence of the Muslims in Galicia and the forced colonization of the Alpuxarras by the Galicians, the similarities between common traditions, today almost forgotten, are exposed. A look to Alpuxarras allows us to know a past that is necessary to understand the present reality.

Enrique Lague
Directed by: 
Rafael Toba
Spain
2015
HD
64' or 52'
Languages: 
English / Spanish / French (Dub)
Festivals: 
_Sofia Middle East & North Africa Region Film Festival, Bulgaria, 2015. Official Selection.
_IX Encuentro Hispanoamericano de Cine Documental: Contra el Silencio Todas las Voces 2016. Selección Oficial. México.