Wednesday, 17 February 2010

The story of the black market in the Campo de Gibraltar

The word 'estraperlo' is familiar to every Spanish-speaker over 40 in the Campo de Gibraltar. The dictionary defines it as 'black market' but the University of Life would define it as subsistence. Prospero's good friend, documentary film director Juanma Díaz Lima, has come up with another whammy entitled '...De Estraperlo' (his last venture into the area, 'Entre tientos y habaneras'  documented Jimena's International Music Festival). As he puts it in a press release announcing the trailer on YouTube (above) and the film's premiere in Madrid on February 25 (See more on CampoPulse)

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