Velasco Broca, Spain, 2017, 23'
A parish without a priest. Another priest is temporarily tending the congregation. He faces the Demon or something even worse.
Velasco Broca (Amurrio, Álava, 1978) is a graduate in Audiovisual Communication from the UCM. His trilogy of 16mm short films, Echos der Buchrücken (2001-2007) has won over 20 awards and has been screened at international festivals such as Cannes, Sitges, Torino, Stockholm, Worldwide and Belo Horizonte. Avant Pétalos Grillados (2007), which won the Grand Jury Award for the Best Experimental Short Film at Slamdance, a nomination for the Gold Méliès Award and selection for the Cannes Filmmakers Fortnight is particularly noteworthy. Cameo Media has released his complete works until 2008 on DVD, which includes digital writings, sound compositions and video-diaries. The short film, La costra láctea (2003) also forms part of the FROM ECSTASY TO RAPTURE: 50 years of alternative Spanish film anthology, sponsored by the CCCB. In 2010, he supervised the editing of Val del Omar: Elementary Tryptych of Spain (Cameo Media- Reina Sofía Museum, 2011). In the same year, he co-produced and edited True Love (2010), Ion de Sosa’s first full-length film. He also edited Crumbs (2014), Miguel Llansó’s debut. After his five-year retreat to India, he has returned to 16mm with Our Friend, the Moon and has created the Regional Gods series alongside Canódromo Abandonado.