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27.03-01.04.23
Pamplona
Iruña
International
Documentary
Film Festival
of Navarra

14-19.03.22
Pamplona
Iruña
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THE PERSONAL IS POLITICAL
THE HEROINE OF POST-SOCIALIST LABOUR


Country: Estonia
Year: 2004
Duration: 4'
Direction: Mare Trallas

In this video, Mare Tralla revisits the classic socialist myth of women as work heroines, drawing on documentary archives of the Soviet era. After the fall of Communism, the classical images of milkmaids, factory workers, and tractor drivers gave way to capitalist images of feminine beauty and supermodel-like bodies. Ironically, Tralla compares both models and the efforts they involve.

Mare Trallas

Mare Trallas (Estonia, 1967) professional art career started in Estonia in early 90s, where she became one of the leading interdisciplinary artist of younger generation. Her practice shaped by the rapid changes in Estonian society is often a direct critical response to those changes and especially how those affected women. In 1995 she co-curated with Eha Komissarov and Reet Varblane the first openly feminist Estonian art exhibition Est.Fem. Between 1996-2010 Tralla lived and worked in London and Tallinn. She continues to deal with social issues.
Filmography
Love Me Tender (2010)
Fat Kid Pretty Kid if it’s not a Girl, (2009)
When Estonian Peasant meets Russian Miner or When Russian Miner meets Estonian
Peasant
(2008)
Weeviews (2007)
Unforgettable Hits (2006)

Plovdiv
(2001)
Felt Boots (2000)
DIY Tallinn Fashion House (1999)
Ice Drift (1996)

A Toy (1995)
Promoted by
Gobierno de Navarra
Organized by
NICDO
With the aid of
Con la financiación del Gobierno de España. Instituto de la Cinematografía y las Artes AudiovisualesAcción Cultural EspañolaPlan de Recuperación, Transformación y ResilienciaFinanciado por la Unión Europea. NexGenerationEU
With the support of
Ayuntamiento de PamplonaCentro de Arte Contemporáneo de HuarteFundación Caja NavarraGoethe InstitutCanadá InternationalCasa ÁrabeCineteca MadridAsociación de Mujeres Cineastas y de Medios AudiovisualesInstitut FrançaisEmbajada de Portugal en MadridCamões - Instituto da Cooperação e da Língua Portugal
Member of
PantallaIberofestLa MestaThe Red Balloon
Partners
Filmoteca de Navarra
Museo Oteiza
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía
Elías Querejeta Zine Eskola
Festival de Cine Africano FCAT
Festival Scope
Centre Cinématographique Marocain
Hotel Tres Reyes
Hotel Maisonave
Cineteca Bologna
The Film Foundation
World Cinema Project
Cinemateca Portuguesa
NAPAR
Radio 3
Golem
Filmoteca Española
Antartika
Festivals in Navarre
Punto de Vista
NIFF - Navarra International Film Festival
Navarra, tierra de cine
Ópera Prima
Skimetraje
CTL 59
#LabMeCrazy! Science Film Festival
Festival de Cine y Dentistas
Horror Online Art
FICBE (Festival Internacional de Cortos de Berriozar)
FAN, Festival de Anime de Navarra
Lo que viene
Muestra de cine español
Filmmaking for social change
Muestra Internacional de Cine y Mujeres de Pamplona

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