Tosta -The Bench documentary film

Directed by Jorge Fernández Mayoral
Duration 62′ – Cornish, Irish Gaelic, Irish Scottish, English, Frisian, Basque, Galician, Welsh with English subtitles


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.

Available at WOMEX 2017 film library

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.

Production Country and Year Spain, 2017 – Produced by DSS2016EU, Txalap.ART.