Victor Forniés Visit Travels to Tehran with A Father
12 Dec 2017 - 16:32
Victor Forniés, the Spanish filmmaker, will travel to Tehran for the screening of his documentary, "A Father", at the 11th Iran International Documentary Film Festival, Cinema Verite.
He has a BA from the University of Zaragoza and has a MA in directing creative documentaries and video editing from the University of Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona.
Forniés, a resident of Paris, has collaborated with artists such as Jean-Claude Carrière, Marcel Lozinki, Victor Kozakowski, Javier Riblo, Albert Sera, and Mercedes Alvarez.
He has started documentary filmmaking with The Voice of the Wind, and then directed works such as It Ends (2012), The Plague (2013) and Demonstration (2013). A Father (2016) is his first long documentary to be featured in some European film festivals.
This 61-minute documentary coproduced by Spain and France in 2016, is about A "Grandfather, father, and son, And many unanswered questions. The director paints an intimate portrait of his father, seeking to understand the silence that has defined their relationship. Through a personal, honest and sensitive voice, we observe the emotional complexity of father-son relationships. A personal search that ends up becoming homage to Franco’s victims."
that Victor Forniés is currently preparing to make his second feature film, Facing Light.
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