Visto desde el zaguán

Concentrating on things seen from our doorway that occur in the city or elsewhere and that mostly go unnoticed

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In your film

A Fork in the Road

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2017   38'16"   Black and White/Colour

A man struggles to find his bearings in unfamiliar surroundings.



In your film

Jeanne et Mathilde

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2016   06'10"   Black and White

Two girls who only know of one another through hearsay finally meet.

aDifferent Festival 2017, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA



In your film

In your film

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2015   04'49"   Black and White

A place. A memory not fully erased.

Sky Road Film Festival 2015, Clifden
Culture Night 2015, Glór, Ennis
Culture Night 2015, Friends of the National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin
Visionara 22 (2015. Italia)



A wound we won't remember

A wound we won't remember

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2014   05'21"   Black and White

An event, of which he knows nothing, and yet might be implicated in, has cast a shadow over their relationship.

International Film Poetry Festival (Athens, 2014)
Visionara 22 (2015. Italia)



Nearly all your unknown poems

Nearly all your unknown poems

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2013   06'59"   Black and White

He promised her he would carry out her wishes once she was gone.

6th Cairo Video Festival (2014)



A shift in the wind

A shift in the wind

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2012   10'36"   Black and White

When it begins it has already ended. And so, the story tries to disentangle itself from the hold this ending has over it.

Published in the Journal of Short Film #29



A shift in the wind

Playground

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2011   07'49"   Black and White

Children playing. Children running from war.
Children thinking about other children undergoing the ravages of war in faraway places.
Adults thinking about past wars. Adults thinking about present wars.
Adults eyeing up the next playground. Children just hoping that it will be all over soon.
Children longing to run towards their own playground.



A shift in the wind

Summer cold

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2010   17'02"   Black and White

A short story by Visto desde el Zaguán,
written in Paris in 1992, soundtrack created in Dublin in 1996,
filmed and edited in Barcelona in 2010.



Elle

Elle

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2009   03'59"   Colour

Elle's real story, a quiet morning in August 2008 in Barcelona.

DVD published by Ob'Art (Barcelona)



Elle

Chief Cook and Bottle-Washer
(a career in amateur film-making)

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2009   27'00"   Colour

Documentary about Dominic Coffey,
an Irish amateur film-maker, who enjoyed a 20-year career in Super 8 film-making.



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