Pilar Monsell

Boasting a BA in Audiovisual Communication, a Diploma in Artistic Photography and a Master’s Degree in Creative Documentary, she combines her work as a professional filmmaker with documentary video and film teaching and participation in films by directors such as Eloy Domínguez, Adriana F. Castellanos, Pela del Álamo, Juan Álvarez Neme, Tamara Cubas, Alberto Fasulo and Adriana F. Castellanos. In 2014, she co-founded the Reversible Laboratory in Barcelona, a collective project devoted to analogue film creation and experimentation. Since 2016, she has worked as a documentary film mentor at the Madrid Film School – ECAM. Her first feature film, Distances, won the Audience Award at the 49th Festival dei Popoli 2008 (Florence). In 2009, she joined the Laboratory of Documentary Creation run by the Play Doc festival. In 2012, she made the short film, Pan, Trabajo y Libertad (Bread, Work and Freedom) and she participated in the 100jours collective French cinema project, directing the short film, + 46. In 2013, she won the Manuel Cintra Ferreira Fellowship from the Doc’s Kingdom International Documentary Film Seminar 2013. Her first feature film, Africa 815, was premiered at Doc Lisboa 2014. She is currently working on the post-production of her short film, Dos sueños después (Two Dreams Later), and is developing the feature film, Nisaiyat and the exhibition project, Cuidadoras de patios: lo íntimo-público (Patio Keepers: the intimate-public).

Pilar Monsell
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Gobierno de Navarra
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Con la financiación del Gobierno de España. Instituto de la Cinematografía y las Artes Audiovisuales Acción Cultural Española Plan de Recuperación, Transformación y Resiliencia Financiado por la Unión Europea. NexGenerationEU

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