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2 Years, 4 Months

What would you sacrifice 2 years of your life for? 6 men celebrate their fight against compulsory military service in Spain 30 years later.

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What would you sacrifice 2 years of your life for?

The documentary 2 Years, 4 Months tells the story of 6 men who fought against compulsory military service. These 6 friends have one thing in common: They were all imprisoned for their refusal to conform to the military service and they all preferred to go to jail rather than to be part of the military. There were many reasons for their fight: pacifism, anarchism, nationalism or religious believes. All ldifferent, but they all demonstrated great courage and determination, so much so that they won the fight against the State.

Thanks to their fight, entire generations of men after them didn't have to comply with the compulsory military service ever again: they were free.

Demonstration during Pamplona
Demonstration during Pamplona's San Fermin celebrations

This antimilitarist movement in Spain turns 30 this year, those young men are now in their 50s and they look back at what happened in amazement, at what they did with such conviction, and also the fact that perhaps our country took for granted and never celebrated their feat.

But our protagonists don't only look back, and although all 6 have taken very different roads in life, they have all come together in their fight for a better world.

All this sounds like the tales from far back, but the rise of the extreme-right and warmongering in Europe makes this issue current again.

Draft-dodgers in jail
Draft-dodgers in jail

2 Years, 4 Months will be a 80 min documentary and the protagonists will be six men in their 50s who were once draft-dodgers. The film will have interviews, archive images, videos and documents, as well as the scenes we will shoot during San Fermin festival in Pamplona this year. These images will be complemented by exclusive footage of the demolition of the old prison in Pamplona where our protagonists were incarcerated.

About the rewards

Contributions start from as little as €5 and we offer different rewards such as: a link to see the film before its theatrical premiere, the director's signed book Gerra Txikia, Film T-shirts etc.

Lander Garro
Lander Garro's Gerra Txikia

About the team

Director: LANDER GARRO

Lander Garro
Lander Garro

Experienced TV and film director. He has worked for the Basque public broadcaster ETB since 2009 and he has directed short films, ads and music videos.

Producer: IZASKUN ARANDIA (IZAR Films)

![Izaskun Arandia]

Izaskun Arandia - IZAR Films
Izaskun Arandia - IZAR Films

Producer and acriptwriter. Founder of IZAR Films and (H)emen association. She is currently working on the following projects: Muga Deitzen da Pausoa, My Way Out, June, Pil Pil and 2 Urte 4 Hilabete 🎬instagram:izarfilms

Producer: GAIZKA ARANGUREN (LABRIT MULTIMEDIA)

Gaizka Aranguren
Gaizka Aranguren

Gaizka Aranguren Urrotz (Iruñea, 1967) is a Basque journalist.
He started working as a journalist and presenter for EITB but since he joined the draft-dofging movement he had to quit his job and was imprisoned for just over 2 years. He then worked for Pamplona TV, Canal 4, Euskaldunon Egunkaria and Albaitaritza magazine. In 2009 he created Labrit Multimedia production company. He is currently the Company Director.

What we will used your contributions for.

We will use your contributions to finish our documentary. We still have some filming to do during this year's San Fermin festival in Pamplona and we also have all the post-production work to be done.

Pamplona
Pamplona's San Fermin festival

Planned schedule

As the draft-dodging movement turns 30 this year, we aim to finishing the film this year. This is our planned schedule:

Jan – June 30: Development(confirm team and locations)
July: Filming in Pamplona
Aug – Dec: Collect additional material, view and material and start picture editing.

We will send the rewards after finishing the film, sometime after Dec 2019.

Intsumituak Kartzelan
Intsumituak Kartzelan

More information

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Facebook: Intsumisioa Filma and 2Urte 4Hilabete
Twitter: 2Urte
Instagram: 2urte4hilabete

Production companies' websites
IZAR Films
LABRIT Multimedia

Muga Deitzen da Pausoa - IZAR Filmsen ekoizpen bat
Muga Deitzen da Pausoa - IZAR Filmsen ekoizpen bat

Links to the director's work
Ziklomorphosia music video by Sorkun
Eguneroko Plazer Txikiak (for Berria newspaper)
Geografiak music video by Eñaut Elorrieta

Tonino Carotone at Pamplona prison
Tonino Carotone at Pamplona prison

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  • Pedro Oliver Olmo

    Pedro Oliver Olmo

    5 months

    Aúpa insumisos

  • Pedro Oliver Olmo

    Pedro Oliver Olmo

    5 months

    Aúpa insumisos

  • sergio

    sergio

    5 months

    Aupa zuek! Ni zuei esker milia egiteaz libratu nintzen hoietako bat naiz. Beraz, gora intsumisioa eta gora gu eta gutarrak!

  • sergio

    sergio

    5 months

    Aupa zuek! Ni zuei esker milia egiteaz libratu nintzen hoietako bat naiz. Beraz, gora intsumisioa eta gora gu eta gutarrak!

  • Lili Arantzabal Larrañaga

    Lili Arantzabal Larrañaga

    5 months

    Nahi nuke ikus-entzunezko honek behar besteko zabalpena izatea. Horretarako egin egin behar lehenago. Zorte on!

  • Jauregi Atxaga

    Jauregi Atxaga

    5 months

    Ez nintzen lehenengoetakoa izan baino bai borrokaren parte. Nafarroan piztu zen mugimendua eta laster zabaldu zen Euskal Besarkada handi bat

  • Jauregi Atxaga

    Jauregi Atxaga

    5 months

    Ez nintzen lehenengoetakoa izan baino bai borrokaren parte. Nafarroan piztu zen mugimendua eta laster zabaldu zen Euskal Besarkada handi bat

  • Gorka Belasko

    Gorka Belasko

    5 months

    2urte4hilabete, intsumisioaren 30. urteurrenean!!

  • Andu Martinez de Rituerto Arregi

    Andu Martinez de Rituerto Arregi

    5 months

    Lege bidegabeen aurka desobedientzia zibila!

  • Iñaki Lazkano Lizundia

    Iñaki Lazkano Lizundia

    5 months

    Zorionak ekimenagatik! Arabako testigantza edo irudiak nahi badituzue jarri nirekin harremanetan!

#02 / Sariak | Premios

en castellano al final de este mensaje

Kaixo mezenas maitea,
Kamixetak eta liburuak iritxi dira eta datozen egunotan zuen ekarpenaren araberako saria(k) jasoko d(it)uzu zuk esan diguzun helbidera.
Filmaketekin aurrera goaz eta azaroaren amaieran Nafarroan errodaiarekin jarraituko dugu.
Bitartean pasa den uztailean Iruñean filmatutako irudi pare bat bidaltzen dizkizugu.

Intsumituak
Intsumituak

Querid@ mecenas,
Ya han llegado las camisetas y los libros y recibirás tu premio correspondiente a tu aportación en los próximos días en la dirección que nos enviaste.
Seguimos con la producción del documental y a finales de noviembre seguiremos con en rodaje en Navarra. Mientras tanto, os dejamos un par de fotos de las grabaciones de julio en Pamplona.

Tonino Carotone
Tonino Carotone

#01 / Eskerrik asko! * Gracias!

[EUS]
Kaixo!
Gure helburutik gertuago gaude eta zuei esker ia behar dugun finantziazoaren erdira iritsi gara!
Zuen babesa eskertu nahi dizuegu eta bide batez mesede bat eskatu: zuen lagun, ezagun, lankide eta familiari gure kanpainaren esteka bidaltzea eskertuko genuke. Ekarpenik txikienak ere gure azken helburura iristea lagunduko digu eta.
Esteka: 2 Urte 4 Hilabete

Bideotxo hau sortu dugu zuentzat. ESKERRIK ASKO!

[CAST]
Hola!
Estamos cada vez más cerda de nuestro objetivo y gracias a vosotrxs hemos llegado casi a la mitad de la financiación que necesitamos!
Queremos agradecer vuestro apoyo y de paso pedir un favor: que paséis el link de nuestra campaña a vuestrxs amigxs, familiares, conocidx y vecinxs. Hasta la aportación más pequeña ayudará a que lleguemos a nuestro objetivo final.
Enlace: 2 Años 4 Meses
Hemos hecho este vídeo para vosotrxs. MUCHAS GRACIAS!

Intsumituak gaur egun
Intsumituak gaur egun

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+ "Funder" credit at the end of the film
+ A link of the film to view online before its theatrical release.
+ Signed digital poster of the film 2 Years, 4 Months
+ Oficial film T-shirt (delivery costs included)
+ 2 Invitations to the private viewing of the film (accommodation and travel expenses not included)
+ A signed copy of Gerra Txikia, novel written in Basque (available in Spanish) by the director Lander Garro (delivery costs included)
+ Invitation to be in our shoot on a date agreed with the producer (accommodation and travel expenses not included)
+ 2 invitations to the wrap party at the end of filming (accommodation and travel expenses not included)

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Thanks in our social media
+ "Funder" credit at the end of the film
+ A link of the film to view online before its theatrical release.
+ Signed digital poster of the film 2 Years, 4 Months
+ Oficial film T-shirt (delivery costs included)
+ 4 Invitations to the private viewing of the film (accommodation and travel expenses not included)
+ A signed copy of Gerra Txikia, novel written in Basque (available in Spanish) by the director Lander Garro (delivery costs included)
+ Invitation to be in our shoot on a date agreed with the producer(accommodation and travel expenses not included)
+ 4 invitations to the wrap party at the end of filming (accommodation and travel expenses not included)
+ Oficial T-shirts of the film 2 Years, 4 Months
+ Film script with director's notes.
+ "Sponsor" credit at the end of the film and in all our marketing material(poster, handouts, etc.)

+ Film viewing specifically organised for the sponsor and Q&A with members of the filming team(on a date agreed with the producer)

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