DEMOCRATIC HYPOTHESIS (The)
Director(s): Thomas LACOSTE – Writer(s): Thomas LACOSTE Contact Print page
A geopolitical thriller playing out in real time, that chronicles the history of the Basque conflict right up to its resolution in 2018, exposing for the first time the decisive role of prominent international peacemakers in this historic event.
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On Oct. 20, 2011, the last armed conflict in Western Europe entered its phase of resolution in an unexpected way: ETA put an end, unilaterally and without any counterpart, to their armed struggle of 80 years.
Since that historic date, the state remained perfectly indifferent for six years. Faced with this unyielding silence, the citizens themselves took charge of the construction of peace…
Hitherto unpublished archival footage and testimonies of leading local and international contributors bring to life the epic journey of a population that, after governments failed them, took control of their destiny to put into action the resolution of the last armed conflict in Western Europe.