Above 592 meters

Maddi Barber

Spain / 2018 / 25' / Italian premiere



In the 1990s, the construction of the Itoiz dam on the slopes of the Navarrese Pyrenees flooded seven villages and three nature reserves. Today, a strip of bare land at an altitude of 592 meters draws a line of demarcation on the landscape of the valley. Below this altitude, the water; above, life continues.

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Maddi Barber

Born in Pamplona, in 1988 she graduated in Audiovisual Communication and Visual Anthropology. In 2015 she was invited to participate in Zinergentziak #15, where she collectively directed Distantziak. In 2018 she directed Yours Truly, presented at the Punto de Vista festival in Pamplona. Her latest work, 592 metroz goiti (Above 592 metres), was presented at the Visions du Réel festival.


Language: Spanish

Subtitles: Italian

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