The Bodies

The film received an honorable mention in the category Tempo Sound Award in 2021. You can read more about this year’s winners here.

“In Galicia, Spain’s most northwestern region, one of the oldest forms of Carnival takes place every year. Spread over several days are parades with felos and peliqueiros, characters who wear spectacular outfits, including a striking mask and a belt strung with large cowbells. Another tradition is the farrapada, in which participants pelt each other with rags covered in mud. There is also a fight in which flour and ants are thrown on the participants, and a huge model ant towers above the crowd.”

Released Monday 8 March at 18.00. The movie was available for streaming for 48 h. 

  • Director

    Eloy Domínguez Serén

  • Producers

    Eloy Domínguez Serén, Beli Martínez for Filmika Galaika

  • Year

    2020

  • Country

    Sweden, Spain

  • Subtitles

    English

  • Duration

    11 min

  • Festivalsection

    Tempo Short Award

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