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Hugo Amoedo Canal

Un impulso colectivo - Curts Belgium, Spain 17 min Catalan premiere Documentary


Galician writer Xavier Queipo is getting ready to move back to his homeland after more than 30 years of living in Brussels. He empties his house and puts his memories in boxes the removal company loads onto their truck to take them to Spain. Another Galician man, the filmmaker Hugo Amoedo, who is based in Brussels too, wonders whether and when he’ll be back in his homeland.

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Hugo Amoedo Canal

(Galicia, 1987) He has a degree in Journalism from the Complutense University of Madrid and a master’s degree in Cinema from the Luca School of Arts in Brussels, where he currently lives and works. He has directed several short films, always combining fiction and documentary, which have premiered at festivals such as Zinebi, Punto de Vista, IndieLisboa or Curtocircuito, among others. He has collaborated with institutions and competitions such as the Cervantes Institute or the Festival En ville!.

Filmography: closed boxes open boxes (short film, 2024, D'A 2024), Europa (short film, 2017), On n'a pas fait l'amour (short film, co-directed, 2015), Camping Wesertal (short film, 2013), Robin & Robin (short film, co-directed, 2012)

Hugo Amoedo Canal

Film information

Int. title: closed boxes open boxes
Director: Hugo Amoedo Canal
Script: Hugo Amoedo Canal, Xavier Queipo
Contact: Vanderlux
With: Hugo Amoedo Canal, Xavier Queipo, Sonsoles Álvarez Morillo, Luca Amoedo Álvarez, Cé Tomé
Country: Belgium, Spain
Year: 2024
Format: DCP
Length: 17 min
Language: Galician
Subtitles: Spanish


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