Sundays 8pm to 11pm on Radio 2
Need more Strombo Show? Head over to our page on CBC Music for new episodes, playlists and video extras.
Academy Award-winning actor Javier Bardem talks the influence of both his mother and his uncle, and explains the importance of making politically-conscious films. Javier's mother, Pilar, became a famous actor in her own right; Javier's late uncle, Juan Antonia Bardem, was a filmmaker who was jailed for his work in Franco-era Spain. Bardem is the producer of a new documentary, 'Sons of the Clouds: The Last Colony', about an unresolved conflict in the Western Sahara region of Northern Africa.
In this clip, Javier talks about...
Making movies with a message
"It's not something that you do because you have to, it's something that you do because you don't know to do something else!"