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THE WRITER FROM A COUNTRY WITHOUT BOOKSTORES

El escritor de un país sin librerías

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Directed by Marc Serena
Spain, Equatorial Guinea, 2019
Documentary

Synopsis

Juan Tomás Ávila Laurel is the most translated writer from Equatorial Guinea but he had to flee the country in 2011, after going on a hunger strike against Teodoro Obiang’s dictatorship, the longest lasting in the world. Since then, he lives as a refugee in Spain, where his work is largely ignored.

Synopsis

Juan Tomás Ávila Laurel is the most translated writer from Equatorial Guinea but he had to flee the country in 2011, after going on a hunger strike against Teodoro Obiang’s dictatorship, the longest lasting in the world. Since then, he lives as a refugee in Spain, where his work is largely ignored.

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The Writer from a Country Without BookstoresDirected byMarc Serena

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Valladolid International Film Festival
2019

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