In 2018, an incel posted a suicide note on Reddit entitled “America is responsible for my death”. The Mechanics of Fluids is an attempt to find answers to his words. The film is a virtual drift through the Internet in search of his digital traces that ends up being an inner journey between two connected solitudes.
Presented by the director
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, she is working on her second short film, about cryptocurrencies and masculinity.
Filmography: The Mechanics of Fluids (mid-length film, 2022, D'A 2023), Naturaleza muerta (short film, 2016)