Set to go into production next year, the black and white documentary that explores song preservation in the northern Asturian region of Spain, the work-in-progress received its first festival outing this spring, taking part in Malaga’s virtual Wip showcase.
Last year’s winners included Spanish horror movie “The Platform,” which went on to become the most-watched movie on Netflix in the U.S. for some days. This year saw “Muyeres” share the Buenos Aires Intl. Documentary Festival Award at the showcase, along with overall Wip winner – Martin Gutiérrez’s “Amateur”.
“Muyeres” is being produced by Oriol Maymo – whose credits include the “Rec” horror franchise – through the Catalan production company Corte y Confección de Películas.
The 90-minute documentary is based around a collection of songs, romances and legends, passed down from the generations,