El món d’ahir is a quarterly publication featuring history by leading writers. It is positioned at the intersection of literature, journalism and essay, and promotes the pleasure of reading history for what it is: adventure and the portrayal of the human condition throughout time. History by auteurs which takes its title from Stefan Zweig’s novel The World of Yesterday. The publication was launched with the idea of inviting top Catalan, Spanish and International writers to write about history, even though they may not have done so before. It also aims to reclaim history in the first person (eyewitness accounts, diaries, and memoires) as well as offer texts by literary authors who have written on historical subjects.
Postproduction provided for the documentary Women’s Voices Within, directed by Mariane Pearl and produced by Jo Weir.
Women’s Voices Within shows the precarious situation of the Yazidi people from northern Iraq, in particular the women who, at the end of the war expected to recover their civil liberties but instead saw the Islamic State take over their land and were forced to move.
Thanks to the work of the Chime For Change organisation led by the journalist Mariane Pearl, some of these women have been able to regain their confidence and continue their struggle.
Minoria Absoluta wrote the script for theGrossa de Cap d’anyspecial lottery draw held on 31 December 2014 at the National Theatre of Catalonia (TNC). The gala was presented by Helena Garcia Merero and Marc Giró, with the participation of Marc Giró from Polònia (played by David Marcé). The lottery draw was broadcast live by TV3 Televisió de Catalunya.
Ferran Adrà i la fàbrica de menja solidari is a charitable gastronomic spectacle that aims to raise funds for the Casal dels Infants. Endorsed by Ferran Adrià, Minoria Absoluta collaborates in coming up with ideas, running and producing the event. Over the years the event has seen the collaboration of various prestigious chefs including: Ferran Adrià, Joan Roca, Carme Ruscalleda, Carles Gaig, Mey Hofmann, Nando Jubany, Albert Adrià and Christian Escribà.
Born Humour is the comedy division of the Born Cultural Centre. Minoria Absoluta is in charge of running all the activities within the remit of BornHumor. The first of these activities is the Humor en temps difícils (Humour in Difficult Times) conference cycle. Its aim is to consider the importance of humour in situations of conflict. Humour is a valuable weapon in the struggle against adversity. The four conferences given in this first BornHumour cycle featured: a Syrian theatre group Ahmed and Mohamed Malas (Malas Twins), the cartoonist Forges, Sergio Marras and Guillo from the Chilean magazine APSI, and Javier García Vicuña, director of the Vaya Semanita programme.
Minoria Absoluta produced four micro-documentaries for National Geographic, each 90 seconds long, on Volkswagen’s new electric and hybrid vehicles. The eUp, the eGolf, and the Golf GTE are the German company’s response to the urgent need for a cleaner and quieter future.