‘Bidean Jarraituz’ documentary about Basque composer Bingen Mendizabal

Film director Aitor López de Aberásturi will shoot this summer the documentary film “Bidean Jarraituz” (Still in the way), based on the life and work of Basque composer Bingen Mendizabal, author of the music of La Madre Muerta, Alas de Mariposa, Secretos del Corazón, Airbag, Los Lobos de Washington, El Juego del Ahorcado (nominated to Goya Awards in 2009) or Arriya (Silver Biznaga winner in Malaga in 2011), among others.

Bingen Mendizabal


This documentary will have feature film format and will include interviews with film directors that Bingen Mendizabal has worked with, such as Juanma Bajo Ulloa, Álex de la Iglesia and Enrique Urbizu, composers such as Pascal Gaigne, Josu Zabala (Hertzainak rock group), Gari (Hertzainak rock group) or Mikel Urdangarin, and artists such as actor Karra Elejalde or orchestra conductor Juanjo Mena.

Bidean Jarraituz - Poster


Produced by Luces del Ayer Producciones (with Ainhoa Urgoitia leading it), the film is expected to be completed in 2017 and will premiere in cinemas in 2018.


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