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In presence of the director.
Constitutionally precluded from claiming any right to self-determination, the Catalans stick to their guns. The separatist movement is gaining ground in Catalonia. Notwithstanding the Spanish Constitution (which states that Spain is indivisible, making any referendum thereby unconstitutional), 2.3 million people voted in the November 2014 de facto referendum. The results speak for themselves: 81% of Catalans are in favour of independence. Seizing this historic moment, filmmaker Alexandre Chartrand gives a voice to the civil society figures who have been propelled to centre stage in national politics.View the trailer
Alexandre Chartrand is a Québécois painter and filmmaker. He directed feature La Planque (2004) and produced the feature doc Lemoyne (2005). He also works as film editor since the early 2000 and was awarded a Gémeaux (French-Canadian TV Awards) for best documentary film editing for Godin (Simon Beaulieu, 2011).