DOCUMENTALES Lunes 23 Sección Oficial

THE MAURITANIA RAILWAY: 
BACKBONE OF THE SAHARA

Monday, April 23rd | 17:45 | Multicines Atlántida

Duration: 12’
Country: Spain
Direction, production, photography and editing: MacGregor 
Screenplay: MacGregor, Tim Hyten, Aaron McKenzie
Music: Rhian Sheenan
Photography: Roger Gómez, Luis Raluy, Lluís Raluy
Sound: Julio Cuspinera

Synopsis:
The Mauritanian Railway is a 704-kilometre line that connects the mining centre of Zouerat with the port of Nouadhibou. On a freight wagon, we go through the vast Saharan landscape, travelling with people whose only way to survive is to get on that train. 


Director’s bio-filmography:

MacGregor (1981) loves speed and collects classic cars. He’s an advertising and film director who also works as photography director. After graduating in Audiovisual Communications at the European University in Madrid, he directed “18 segundos” (2008), “Uyuni” (2010) and “Similo (2014)”, among others.