Audiovisual Awards

Winners

Séptimo Piso: Morir a Solas (Seventh Floor: Dying Alone)

Ànnia Monreal, Raül Clemente and Xavi Herrero

This project seeks to portray and raise awareness of the reality of what it means to be elderly. It focuses in particular on the fact that Spanish society is ageing, while the birth rate continues to fall, and it asks whether this sector of society receives the same levels of attention as children, young people and adults. It also reveals that between 10 and 20 per cent of elderly people suffer abuse and mistreatment, whether these are the result of conscious actions or the uncritical acceptance of social custom.