The time of the fire narrates the events that occurred at the Spanish embassy in Guatemala on January 31, 1980, when a group of peasants occupied it to call international attention to the genocide they were suffering. A day marked by fire.
Alexandre Cancelo. He debuted as a screenwriter and director with Contra a morte, a documentary based on the life of the poet Lois Pereiro. He has been producer and screenwriter of Cocinando en el fin del mundo, premiered in San Sebastián, Contrafaces, premiered in Visions du Réel, or Border Poetry, premiered at the Edinburgh IFF. In 2019 his new documentary as a director and screenwriter, 7 Limbos, is released.
Madre Films is a film production company whose career starts working for the TVG in the production of programs. Over the years, he strengthens and begins his journey in documentary and fiction by offering scouting and production services for outstanding productions in the Ibero-American area such as Cumbia Callera, Libertador or La playa delosahogados. During 2018 he produced El sol de verano, a documentary feature film that is his first solo work.