Gonzalo and Sátur undertake a desperate search for their children. Alonso and Gabi have been arrested for attempting to save the kidnapped women, who were going to be sent to the Americas. The King and Cardinal Mendoza hatch a plan to kill the Count of Uceda, the Queen's alleged lover. For her part, the Queen will seek to establish an unusual alliance in order to free herself from any suspicions of infidelity: the Marchioness of Santillana.
Discouraging news arrives from the other side of the ocean regarding Columbus' inability to govern the new territories. The Catholic Monarchs decide to place Bishop Fonseca at the head of the Americas enterprise. Isabella finds it difficult to accept being separated from her children, in spite of the fact that the marriages agreed with the leading heirs on the Continent will transform Castile and Aragon into the driving force within the Continent's politics.
On his death bed, Cardinal Mendoza insists that Isabella place Cisneros at the head of the Church of the Spanish Territories.
Barefoot on Red Earth
"Descalzo sobre la tierra roja" is a two-part film that tells the story of the Spanish bishop, Pedro Casaldáliga, who became a voice for the American Indians, the landless peasants and the poorest sections of society in Brazil. Directed by Oriol Ferrer and featuring a script by Marcos Bertstein and María Jaén, this production has just received two prizes at the Seoul International Drama Awards: the Golden Bird Prize in the category of Best TV Movie and the Best Script Award.
Beyond the Garden
Palmira Gadea is celebrating her silver wedding anniversary. The gifts she receives are not the ones she would like: her husband is cheating on her, her daughter is pregnant by a stranger and her son dies in an accident after revealing his homosexuality. Palmira runs from her personal tragedy by travelling to an African country. There, her volunteer work helps her to partly forget everything that has happened and to find love again.
Current Affairs Commando
Half of September is already over, but a great effort will still need to be made to overcome the expenses of the beginning of a new school term. This is the month of inevitable costs, the search for a new apartment and the search for a new job. It is also the month of farewells and of divorce. However, September also offers us the opportunity to start again. Now is the time when the year really begins for many of us, because "it all happens in September".
The actor and director from Puerto Rico, Benicio del Toro, will be awarded the Second Donostia Prize, which will be presented to him at a gala event at the Kursaal on 26th September. The actor will also present his latest film, "Escobar: Paradise Lost", accompanied by the director of the film and the actors, Josh Hutcherson and Carlos Bardem, who also form part of the film's cast.
This documentary, which is the sequel to the award-winning documentary "Comprar, tirar, comprar" (Buy, Throw Away, Buy), shows how the developed countries produce up to 50 million tons of electronic waste each year, some 75% of which disappears from the official recycling circuits. The habitual destination consists of rubbish dumps in Africa and Asia, where these items pollute the water, land and air, poisoning thousands of people.