El Silencio de Otros

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

Almudena Carracedo & Robert Bahar, Spain/USA, 2019

Filmed over six years, The Silence of Others reveals the epic struggle of victims of Spain’s 40-year dictatorship under General Franco, as they organize a groundbreaking international lawsuit and fight a “pact of forgetting” around the crimes they suffered. A cautionary tale about fascism and the dangers of forgetting the past. The Silence of Others is the winner of a 2019 Goya – Spain’s Academy Award – the Berlinale Panorama Audience Award, Berlinale Peace Film Prize, Sheffield Doc/Fest Grand Jury Award, and more than 30 other international awards.


WINNER – Best Feature Documentary – Goya Awards 2019 (Spain)

WINNER – Panorama Audience Award – Berlin International Film Festival 2018 (Germany)

WINNER – Peace Film Prize – Berlin International Film Festival 2018 (Germany)

WINNER – Grand Jury Award – Sheffield Doc/Fest 2018 (United Kingdom)

WINNER – Pare Lorentz Award – International Documentary Association Awards 2018 (US)