REAS

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Yoseli has a tattoo of the Eiffel Tower on her back and has always wanted to travel, but she was arres- ted at the airport for drug trafficking. Nacho is a trans man who was arrested for swindling and star- ted a rock band in jail. Gentle or rough, blonde or shaved, cis or trans, long-term inmates or newly ad- mitted: in this hybrid musical, they all re-enact their lives in a Buenos Aires prison.

Reas is a collective work that reinvents the musical genre: the performers dance and sing about their past in prison, relive their life as fiction, and invent, through fantasy and imagination, a possible future for themselves.

 

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Lola Arias

Lola Arias is a writer, theatre and film director. She is a multifaceted artist who brings together people from different backgrounds (war veterans, former communists, migrant children, etc.) in theatre, film, and visual art projects. Her theater work was presented at the most prestigious festivals in the world.

Her first feature film, Theatre of War (2018), was selected for the 68th Forum of the Berlinale Film Festival and received several prizes, including the CICAE Art Cinema Award, the Prize of the Ecumenical Jury, the Best Director Award at the 20th BAFICI and the Movistar+ Prize for Best Documentary at Documenta Madrid.

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REAS

DIRECTED BYLola Arias
PRODUCED BYGema Juárez Allen - Clarisa Oliveri
CO-PRODUCED BYIngmar Trost (Sutor Kolonko) / Vadim Jendreyko (Mira Film) / SWR - ARTE
STARRINGNoelia Ladiosa, Estefy Hardcastle, Paula Asturayme, Yoseli Arias, Ignacio Amador Rodriguez, Carla Canteros, Cintia Aguirre, Jade de la Cruz Romero, Julieta Fernandez, Pato Aguirre, Laura Amato, Silvana Gomez y Daniela Borda
DoPMartín Benchimol
ARTÁngeles Frinchaboy
CHOREOGRAPHERAndrea Servera
EDITORAna Remón - José Goyeneche
ORIGINAL SCOREUlises Conti
SUPPORTED BYINCAA, Idfa Bertha Fund, Sundance documentary Fund, Film- und Medienstiftung NRW P2, Bundesamt für Kultur - BAK, BKM Produktion, Film- und Medienkunst Basel

Festivals

  • Berlinale- Forum (World Premiere)
  • Luxembourg City Film Festival (Best Documentary Award)
  • BFI Flare
  • Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival (Golden Alexander of the Film Forward Competition and Mermaid Awards for the best LGBTQI+ film)
  • CPH:DOX
  • Cinélatino: Rencontres de Toulouse (Audience Award)
  • Festival international de films de femmes de Créteil