Every year on October 12, the National Holiday of Spain is celebrated, and for this reason, the premiere in cinemas next weekend of the film “Spain, the first globalization” becomes even more relevant. a film that focuses on defending and disseminating certain facts of our complex and exciting history.
That story is what the documentary Spain, the first globalization, directed by José Luis López Linares and in which 39 Spanish and foreign historians, researchers and writers participate. The audiovisual project, which opens on October 15 in forty cinemas and has been carried out thanks to a patronage campaign, proposes a review of the main milestones in the modern history of Spain and seeks to demolish some of the most negative stereotypes that still remain. today they keep repeating themselves.
The documentary dismantles the lies of a propaganda operation so effective in the past, that it has managed to internalize the very descendants of those Spaniards from the peninsula and America. It offers new readings on the historical period that began in the reign of the Catholic Monarchs, the discovery of America and the subsequent evolution of the history of Spain, dismantling the black legend at a time as necessary as the current one.