Where is Mikel?

Where is Mikel?

Amaia Merino, Miguel Ángel Llamas
November 1985. Mikel Zabalza, a young bus driver, is arrested along with other people by the Civil Guard as part of an anti-terrorist operation. When the rest of the young people are released, they report having been savagely tortured. But Mikel is missing. Although the authorities allege that he has escaped, everything indicates that he did not survived the torment and they try to hide it. And while the hopes of finding him alive are fading, the streets of the Basque Country burn with a shout: "Where is Mikel?"

Amaia Merino

Co-director of the film, working and residing in Ecuador, a country that has specialized in edition and nonfiction screenplay. During the last fifteen years he has edited some of the most recognizable features films of the country: Blak Mama, Más allá del Mall, Resonancia, En Espera, El Pan Nuestro, 1809-1810 Mientras Llega el Día yAsier ETA biok (Asier and I) are some of these titles. Since 2006 teaches editing and screenplay tutorials at the Technological Institute of Film and Performance, INCINE.

Miguel Ángel Llamas

Director. Senior Audiovisual Production Technician, currently works at the digital newspaper Ahosta.info. Non Dago Mikel? It is his debut film. Filmography: Non Dago Mikel? (2020) Documentary - Director

– San Sebastian International Film Festival 2020 – IRIZAR Award Jury’s Special Mention, Lauaxeta Award for Best Basque Film (Spain)
– Terra Gollut Film Festival 2021 – Official Selection / Best Film (Spain)
– Festival Internacional de Cine en Guadalajara 2021 – Official Selection / International Premiere (México)
– CINESPAÑA. Festival de Cine Español de Toulouse y Midi-Pyrénées 2021 – Official Selection (France)
– Festival Internacional de Cine Documental de la Ciudad de México 2021 – Official Selection (Mexico)
– Festival Internacional de Cine Hecho por Mujeres 2021 – Official Selection (Spain)
– Festival Huellas 2021 – Offical Selection (France)
– ATLANTIDOC – Festival Internacional de Cine Documental Uruguay 2021 – Award Best Documentary (Uruguay)

  • Original title Non Dago Mikel?
  • Director Amaia Merino, Miguel Ángel Llamas
  • Duration 80
  • Production year 2020
  • Theme Human Rights
  • Aspect 16:9
  • Format Full HD (1080)
  • Category Feature Film
  • Subcategory Documentary
  • Nationality Spain
  • Producer IZAR Films
  • Dialogue language Spanish, Euskera
  • Subtitle language Spanish, English, Euskera
  • Intérpretes Ion Arretxe, Idoia Aierbe, Garbiñe Garate, Lohizune Amatria, Paco Etxeberria