Tosta - The Bench
- event type: WOMEX 17 Film
- start date: 26 Oct 2017
- end date: 26 Oct 2017
- time: 10:00 - 17:00
- city/area: Katowice
- venue:Film Library, International Congress Centre (ICC)
- country: Poland
- event submitted by: Piranha Arts
Films in the WOMEX Film Library are available on demand and accessible at any time from Thursday 26 – Saturday 28 October, 10:00 to 17:00.
Directed by Jorge Fernández Mayoral
Duration 62' - Cornish, Irish Gaelic, Irish Scottish, English, Frisian, Basque, Galician, Welsh with English subtitles
Production Country and Year Spain, 2017 - Produced by DSS2016EU, Txalap.ART.
The term Tosta means "the bench of a boat" and is used in many different minority languages of the European Atlantic coast. As Tosta Banda, members of these regions came together on the bench of a common musical boat to travel to Cornwall, Friesland, Wales, Scotland, the Basque Country, Galicia and Ireland with, a message of celebration of diversity at a moment of crisis in global identity.