Thursday, November 15, 2012

"Sons of the Clouds: The Last Colony"-



Alvaro Longoria partners with Academy Award® winner Javier Bardem for his directorial debut, SONS OF THE CLOUDS: THE LAST COLONY. This compelling documentary brings to light the political and human rights issues facing the people of the Western Sahara and the responsibility of Western powers in the effort to restore peace to the region.
The film examines the current political turmoil and the failed policies, namely realpolitik, which have generated tremendous instabilities. A personal journey for Bardem, the film focuses on the bleak reality of the Western Sahara, a former Spanish colony that is now occupied, in part, by Morocco and has resulted in almost 200,000 refugees living in camps in the desert. 

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