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HETERODOCSIES - X FILMS
EXOTIC (work in progress)


Country: Spain
Year: 2010
Direction: Elia Urquiza
Screenplay: Elia Urquiza
Photograph: José Luis Pulido

Sinopsis

Exotic: of foreign origin, not native, introduced from abroad. In the djemaa or town square in Marrakech, tourists and locals mingle at sunset. Exótico/Exotic explores in a humorous tone the new border that seems to reflect the true class structure of the globalised society, the line between tourists and people who will never be able to travel abroad. The line that separates those who will never leave their country from those who enjoy visiting countries that seem to be more authentic, maybe cheaper, certainly more exotic than the places they live in. Especially more exotic.


Bio

Elia Urquiza (Pamplona, 1979). Elia made her first documentary, De Carmen a Carmen, within her Master’s Programme in Creative Documentary Film at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB). Since then, she has written, shot, and edited many films, often at the crossroads of documentary and fiction. In 2005, she took part in the group documentary project Entre el dictador y yo. In 2006, she paid tribute to two of her favourite directors, Victor Erice and Abbas Kiarostami, in Historia de un niño, shown in their exhibition at Barcelona’s Centre de Cultura Contemporània (CCCB). Granted a scholarship from Fundación “la Caixa” in 2007, she entered the Film Directing Programme at CalArts, the California Institute of the Arts, where she was able to tap into fiction film. In 2010, she got a grant from  Navarra’s Government to complete here graduate studies in Los Angeles, under the tutorship of Monte Hellman.
PROMOTED BY
Gobierno de Navarra
ORGANIZED BY
NICDO
WITH THE AID OF
Con la financiación del Gobierno de España. Instituto de la Cinematografía y las Artes AudiovisualesAcción Cultural Española
WITH THE SUPPORT OF
Ayuntamiento de PamplonaGoethe InstitutCentro de Arte Contemporáneo de HuarteTeatro GayarreLa Fábrica
MEMBER OF
PantallaIberofestLa Mesta
PARTNERS
Filmoteca de NavarraPlanetario de PamplonaMuseo OteizaMuseo Universidad de NavarraHotel Tres ReyesHotel Maisonave
MEDIA PARTNER
Radio 3

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