Alegrías riojanas

Velasco Broca

Especials Spain 28 min Fiction

Synopsis

An ophthalmologist’s confession gets interrupted when the priest who was attending him leaves in an emergency. On his way to his office, he is fatally run over by a car, and his immortal soul is thrown into a purgatory populated by grotesque creatures.

Double program with Inmotep.

Themes

Spanish CinemaDark ComedyShort FilmExperimentalSci-fi & Fantasy

Filmmaker

Velasco Broca

He is a director, editor and teacher. His films have been selected at festivals such as Locarno, Turin, the Directors’ Fortnight in Cannes or Sitges, and have won awards at Slamdance or the Malaga Fantastic Film Festival. Alegrías riojanas, his latest short, has been part of the programme of Zinebi or Gijón, and has received awards at Aguilar del Campoo, Ibizacinefest or the prestigious North-American festival Fantastic Fest.

Filmography: Nuevo altar (2017, curt), Nuestra amiga la luna (2017, curt), Dioses autonómicos (2017, curt), Val del Omar fuera de sus casillas (2010, curt), Avant petalos grillados (2007, curt), Las aventuras galácticas de Jaime de Funes y Arancha (2003, curt), La costra láctea (2001, curt), Kinky Hoodoo Voodoo (2000, curt)

Velasco Broca

Film information

Director: Velasco Broca
Script: Velasco Broca
Contact: Marvin & Wayne
With: Rafael Alberola, Ramón Churruca, Juan Antonio, Herreruela
Country: Spain
Year: 2022
Format: Digital
Length: 28 min
Language: Spanish, Italian
Subtitles: Spanish
Edition: 2023

Awards

FANTASTIC FEST
Special Jury Mention

AGUILAR DEL CAMPOO FILM FESTIVAL
Best Direction

Poster

Alegrías riojanas