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BIOGRAPHY

Manel was born in Ulldecona in 1985. After co-directing the documentary short film MATANDO EL SUEÑO (2009), he completed a M.A. in Filmmaking at ESCAC in Barcelona. From 2010 to 2012 he worked as a filmmaker with La Fura dels Baus and in 2013 he presented the short film LA GALLINA in the Venice Film Festival, a film that won more than fifteen awards and that was in many film festivals around the world. In 2017, he completed a PhD of Liberal Arts in Filmmaking at the film.factory of Sarajevo, a school mentored by the Hungarian director Béla Tarr. During this period, he directed the documentary shorts ULLDECONA-UMOLJANI and MANEL VIU A SARAJEVO, and in 2018 he finishes GRBAVICA, a short film that is a free adaptation of a Franz Kafka’s tale and that has the premiere in the Locarno Film Festival. 

Currently he is working in the post-production of the short films EL PREGÓ and APUNTS PER A LES PEL·LÍCULES: L’OLIVERA DE JUDES I LA MORT DEL REI D’ESPANYA. He is also preparing the final shooting of COP DE LLUNA. 

FILMOGRAPHY / LINKS

Grbavica - 19min - 2018 - HD - B&W / Watch Trailer

El Pregó (The Announcement) - 7min - 2018 - HD - color and B&W / Watch Teaser

Manel viu a Sarajevo (Manel lives in Sarajevo) - 5min - 2017 - DVCAM - color / Watch Extract

Lost in Bosnia (short film Ulldecona-Umoljani) - 95min - 2014 - HD - color / Watch Trailer

La Gallina (The Hen) - 17min - 2013 - 35mm - B&W / Watch Trailer

Matando el Sueño (Killing the Dream) - 9min - 2009 - DVCAM - color / Watch