8/10/2020.- Cinema & Wine, the section that the Valladolid International Film Festival (Seminci) devotes to the wine-making world, will be held online through FILMIN this year and will feature three documentaries dealing with wine and food.
The films chosen to feature in the section include Oído? Ellas, la voz de la gastronomía (Call Back? Gastronomy’s Voice is Female), by Sara Cucala, a documentary about women’s history and the role they play in the world, told from the perspective of the culinary profession. Through the voices of fifteen of the most influential women working as sommeliers,chefs, journalists, cocktail bartenders or head waitresses, we learn about women’s past and present, their successes and failures, how they face motherhood or how they rebel against inequality.
Revolución líquida (Liquid Revolution), by Clara Isamat, deals with today’s sommelier work. The film follows sommeliers Audrey Doré, Eduardo Camiña and José Antonio Barragán, who share their motivations, concerns and experiences,offering a subjective view of the job. The professional sommelier and what the liquid revolution is all about a redealt with through interviews with Josep Roca, Guillermo Cruz Alcubierre, María José Huertas, Rafa Bellido, Delia García, Nuria Renom, Anna Vicens, Ruth Troyano and Ferràn Centelles.
The third film is El vino, el mundo y nosotros (Wine, the World and Us), by Antonio Lobo Daza, a documentary about Jerez-Sherry wine, and a first-person account of the radical changes brought about by the 20th century concerning how we make, do business with and drink wine. Jerez-Sherry wine, one of Spain’s products with the most historical international presence, also underwent, after a happy expansion, a hard process of adaptation to the century of globalization.
Cinema & Wine is promoted by the regulatory boards of the designations of origin of Ribera del Duero, Rueda and Cigales, as well as the Municipal Foundation of Culture of the City Council of Valladolid and El Norte de Castilla newspaper.