Spain’s transition from dictatorship to democracy, following the death of Franco, amazed the world. Today, Spain amazes for the wrong reasons. Billions wasted in public works. Astronomical unemployment rates, peaking at 58.5% youth unemployment. A royal princess accused of tax fraud and over 600 politicians and public officials implicated in corruption cases. Meanwhile, the massive Catalan pro-independence movement questions the very essence of the state. Combining carefully selected archive, interviews with key players and analysis by well-connected observers and insiders, this film gives fresh insight into the state of mind of a country in transition towards a more profound democracy.
The sentencing of nine Catalan leaders to lengthy jail sentences provoked riots and continues to overshadow Catalonia's relationship with Madrid.More info
The brutal murder of Isabel Carrasco, one of Spain's most controversial politicians, shocked the nation. Three women were quickly arrested in what appeared to be an inexplicable private vendetta. But as the investigation developed, a deeper story of power, deceit and betrayal emerged.More info
In this exclusive documentary, Juan Carlos de Bourbon, for decades one of the most popular and powerful monarchs of Europe, reflects on his life.More info