The film will be available online on RADAR on the day of the screening, between 10:00 am and midnight: code MESETABOZAR

Somewhere in central Spain, a shepherd dreams of traveling to Titicaca, a retired musical duo recollects on their golden age, two girls unsuccessfully look for Pokémon and an old man counts all the empty homes in town to fall asleep. The characters in this film look like geographical features in a land whose culture and lifestyle seem to be fading away.

​​​​​​​Juan Palacios (Eibar, 1986) is a filmmaker living and working in Copenhagen, Denmark. His work lies somewhere between the film essay, observational documentary, visual diary and experimental. He has produced, written and directed several short films. The Tibetan Spider and Corte Profundo won the European Short Film Competition CTL 59" two years in a row in 2015 and 2016. Pedaló is his first feature film and won the Irizar Award for Basque Film at the 2016 San Sebastian Festival. Meseta is his second feature film.

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  • Online film festival

    Miradas - Spain on Film

    Every year, BOZAR and the Instituto Cervantes present the ‘Spain on Film’ event, which showcaes the best of new Spanish cinema. This year, two debut feature films, with a special focus on Spanish youth, directed by two women, will be available on the BOZAR At Home platform: they are La Hija de un ladrón, which has won several awards, including Best Actress Award at the San Sebastian Film Festival and the Goya for Best New Director, and La Inocencia, which received the Gaudi for Best Supporting Actress. The event closes with Meseta, a documentary about rural Spain.

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