Neus Català awarded with the Catalan’s Gold Medal
Neus Català was awarded with the Generalitat (the catalan goverment) gold medal on March 9th. She was born in Catalonia and she promoted a pro republican party Joventuts Socialistes Unificades before de 1936 civil war. This led her to the exile when the war was over and with the Franco’s victory. She was finally arrested by nazis, who take her to the Ravensbrück concentration camp.
We had the chance to record a documentary, that was broadcasted on TV3, the catalan public channel. We followed her during to the 60th anniversary of the camp liberation and we explained her activity to recover the history. In the documentary, she herself explained us a terrible things that happened there. She explained it with the efforts that only have someone able to face the injustices. She also surprised us when she showed us that a human being is able to smile, even in the worst times. This is the result of our work: