for here am i sitting in a tin can far above the world

Gala Hernández López

Un impulso colectivo - Curts France 19 min Spanish premiere Documentary

Synopsis

A woman dreams of the American cryptographer Hal Finney. A major economic crisis affects the cryptocurrency market, tens of thousands of people are cryogenized awaiting better times. Are they suspended or falling into the void? What strange relationship do we have with the future?

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Themes

Spanish CinemaShort FilmFemale DirectorDocumentaryExperimentalFutureHistorySci-fi & Fantasy

Filmmaker

Gala Hernández López

She is an artist-researcher based between Paris and Berlin. Her work articulates interdisciplinary research with the production of essay films on subjectifications and digital capitalism, approaching from a feminist, poetic and critical prism. After releasing her mid-length film The Mechanics of Fluids, winner of a César Award and Best Film of the Un Impulso Colectivo selection at D’A 2023, she directed for here am i sitting in a tin can far above the world, selected at Forum Expanded of Berlin Film Festival.

Filmography: For here am i sitting in a tin can far above the world (short film, 2023, D'A 2024), The Mechanics of Fluids (mid-length film, 2022, D'A 2023), Naturaleza muerta (short film, 2016)

Gala Hernández López

Film information

Int. title: For Here I Am Sitting in a Can Above the World
Director: Gala Hernández López
Script: Gala Hernández López
Contact: Don Quichotte Films
With: Olivia Delcán, Joseph Grossi
Country: France
Year: 2023
Format: DCP
Length: 19 min
Language: English
Subtitles: Spanish

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for here am i sitting in a tin can far above the world