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Experimental / Spain, Morocco – 2017 / 13 min

Original language: No dialogue


Director and producer: Lois Patiño

Night blurs shapes in the Moroccan desert. Silence glides through sand. When dawn comes, it casts silhouettes of dunes interspersed with motionless figures. As the night retreats, the light gradually gives space its dimensions and bodies their depth.

Lois Patiño (Vigo, 1983). Filmmaker and video artist. His videos and video installations have shown at many international festivals and art centers. His short film Mountain in Shadow won awards at the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival and the Oberhausen International Short Film Festival, among others, and Night without distance won an award at the San Francisco International Festival of Short Films. His feature film Coast of Death won more than 20 awards, including Best Emerging Film Director at the Locarno Film Festival in 2013. Harvard University awarded him with the Robert E. Fulton III Fellowship in Nonfiction Filmmaking for emerging non-fiction film makers who exemplify Fulton’s exploration of diverse cultures and profound aesthetic sensibility.

Contact: LOIS PATIÑO (Director) loispatinho@gmail.com –
Cell: +34 652 315 417