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International
Documentary
Film Festival
of Navarra
14-19.03.22
Pamplona
Iruña
International
Documentary
Film Festival
of Navarra

14-19.03.22
Pamplona
Iruña
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OTAR IOSSELIANI
Cast iron


Country: USSR
Year: 1964
Duration: 16'
Direction: Otar Iosseliani
Writer: Otar Iosseliani
Cinematographer: Chalva Chiochvili
Production: Qronikalur-Dokumenturi Pilmebis Studia

The smoke coming out of the chimneys welcomes the operators starting their shift at a metal works in Rustavi, Georgia. The cast iron boiler generates stifling heat in this industrial inferno, where there are also moments of relaxation to grab a drink of water, lunch or the cigarette break. In his first documentary work, Otar Iosseliani films a working day at the foundry where he worked between 1963 and 1964. He does so through a respectful look that emphasises the epic poem of the dignity of man against the elements. 
 

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 Institut
Member of
PantallaIberofestLa Mesta
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
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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