19 DEC.
Teatro Principal

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Spain, France, Turkey | 2021| 97’ | Colour

Dirección/Direction: Chema García Ibarra. Guión/Script: Chema García Ibarra. Fotografía/Cinematography: Ion de Sosa. Montaxe/Editing: Ana Pfaff. Música/Music:. Son/Sound: Marianne Roussy, Roberto Fernández, Laure Arto. Diseño de producción/Production Design: Leonor Díaz Esteve. Intérpretes/Cast: Nacho Fernández, Llum Arques, Joanna Valverde, Rocío Ibáñez. Produción/ProductionMiguel Molina, Leire Apellaniz, Marina Perales Marhuenda, Xavier Rocher, Enes Erbay. Produtora/Production Company: Apellaniz y de Sosa, Jaibo Films, La Fabrica Nocturna Cinéma, Teferruat Film.

José Manuel attends the weekly meetings of the ufology association, Ovni-Levante, where he exchanges information about extraterrestrial messages and alien abductions with the rest of its devoted members. When their leader dies unexpectedly, José Manuel is the only person who knows the cosmic secret that could alter the future of humanity.

Chema García Ibarra has directed and written The Attack of the Robots from Nebula-5 (2009), Protoparticles (2010), Mistery (2013), Uranes (2014), The Disco Shines (2016) and The Golden Legend (2019, in co-directed with Ion de Sosa), all of them domestic science fiction films made without professional actors. His films have been selected for festivals such as the Directors’ Fortnight in Cannes, Sundance, Berlinale, San Sebastián, Rotterdam or BAFICI. His 200 plus awards include, among others, two Honorable Mentions at Sundance, a Mention from the Jury in San Sebastián, and the BAFICI Vanguard and Gender competition award. Since 2015, he has taught the Anti-filmmaking subject in the ECAM Documentary Film bachelor’s degree. The Sacred Spirit, his first feature film, was premiered at the Locarno International Film Festival.


Locarno 2021. Special Mention

SEFF 2021 (Sevilla). Official Selection