November, 9 1989: thousands of East Germans take to the streets forcing the gates in front of the powerless guards at the checkpoints; on the other side of the wall, the West Germans welcome their brothers with open arms.
The images of the fall of the Berlin Wall, as well as a few months before those of the unknown insurgent with plastic bags that challenges a column of tanks in Tiananmen Square, have indelibly sculpted our era.
Until then the world was divided between Reagan's America and Gorbachev's communist bloc. In the rhetoric of Hollywood films, the first one were the good guys, all the others the bad guys. Soon, the Iron Curtain and the Soviet Union would have disintegrated and the world would have greeted the end of the Cold War.
In the thirtieth anniversary of those events, a period known as the "Autumn of Nations", a work of contemporary animation, which each frame is an accomplished drawing that lives within a creative magma: a painting in motion that acts as a medium for a visionary and rarefied narration.
A short film to celebrate, as well as a pretext for a bitter reflection: after thirty years, geographical maps and mental borders have been redesigned in favor of a globalization that doesn’t take count of the history and continues to raise walls in the name of divisions and political aspirations.