Marc Martinez Sarrado's Reel

The Light Bulb Conspiracy

Planned Obsolescence is the deliberate shortening of product life spans to guarantee consumer demand. As a magazine for advertisers succinctly puts it: The article that refuses to wear out is a tragedy of business and a tragedy for the modern growth society which relies on an ever-accelerating cycle of production, consumption and throwing away. The Light Bulb Conspiracy combines investigative research and rare archive footage to trace the untold story of Planned Obsolescence, from its...

Come back in five years

A film by Laia Altarriba and Marc Martinez Sarrado. This documentary shows how development is growing up in Iraqi Kurdistan. How people suffered from Saddam Hussein's regime and their challenges for the future. No official departments escapes from corruption in this side of Iraq. A young democracy as an instrument to attract foreign investments that are changing Iraqi Kurdistan for ever. "Come back in five years"-is the challange that many kurds propose to visitors.

Back to Nadia

Nadia is an Afghan girl who lived as a boy from age 11 to age 23, in Taliban and post-Taliban in Afghanistan. Disguising herself as a boy was the only means of survival for her and her family, as they were all women and the Taliban did not allow women to work. In 2008, an NGO helped her flee to Catalonia. Now she wants to return to her country with her true identity.

The Unwanted

This documentary told through the Achuar ethnic and Awajín as native Peruvians have endured and fought against external aggression. Learn why the indians to hold on to its place so firmly and explore in the offices of Lima to know how far do the State of Peru is willing to go.

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