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Basque Films at San Sebastian Film Festival

August 14, 2011

Filed under Basque Country, Culture, News

A documentary about bertsolaritza by filmmaker Asier Altuna is one of several films by Basques or about the Basque Country that will be screened at the Donostia Zinemaldia, or 59th San Sebastian Film Festival. Each year, the international fe...

Basque Filmmaker Asier Altuna Features Bertsolaritza

Robert Lopez, Writer

March 22, 2010

Filed under Basque Country, Culture, Euskera, Music, People

Bertsolari Piloto - English subtitles from Txintxua on Vimeo. Above: Pilot for director Asier Altuna's bertsolari documentary film. Basque filmmaker Asier Altuna has always been moved by the emotion of a bertsolaritza. As the singers compete against each other with their poetic, extemporaneous ve...

Basque Bertsolaritza in South San Francisco March 13

February 28, 2010

Filed under Culture, Music, People, San Francisco

Above: Promotional video for the San Francisco Basque Club's "Bertso Jaialdia" on March 13. For more information, click here. The Basque competitors gather at festivals or among friends to face off in improvised lyric...

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