New Documentary on Joris Ivens's Spanish Civil War Film

Peter Davis’s film Digging the Spanish Earth captures the history of the Spanish Civil War and the production of The Spanish Earth.  It includes never-before-released interviews with Joris Ivens, Martha Gellhorn, and others as well as tours of Madrid and Fuentidueña de Tajo.  Alex Vernon contributed to the production as a subject specialist.  The documentary, produced and distributed through Davis’s Villon Films, was nominated for the Best Feature Documentary at the Madrid International Film Festival in 2017.  For more information, please visit the Joris Ivens Foundation.