A Storm Was Coming

Anunciaron tormenta

Spain
2020 — 88 min / Colour

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Synopsis

In 1904, Ësáasi Eweera, the last native Bubi leader who opposed the Spanish rule at the current island of Bioko (Equatorial Guinea) was detained by colonial guards and forcefully taken to Santa Isabel, the colony's capital. Imprisoned and fatally wounded, Ësáasi Eweera died three days later. His home village was burned down and most of its inhabitants disappeared.

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Director Biography

Javier Fernández Vázquez is a filmmaker, anthropologist and visual culture researcher. In 2007 he directed his first work, Señales de Indiferencia / Marks of Indifference, a fiction film which received the award to the best international short film in the Valdivia International Film Festival (Chile).

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Director

Javier Fernández Vázquez

Producer

Javier Fernández Vázquez

Cinematographer

Lati Maraña AEC

Editor

Javier Fernández Vázquez

Sound

Roberto Fernández

Screenings & Awards

Berlinale Forum, Germany, 2020

Jeonju IFF, South Korea, 2020

FICCI, Cartagena, Colombia, 2020