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Luis López Carrasco

Luis López Carrasco is a filmmaker, a writer and a visual artist. In 2008 he co-founded Los Hijos, an experimental cinema and documentary collective. Their work has been shown in numerous international film festivals and contemporary art centers. Mar del Plata International Film Festival, Distrital Film Festival, Lima Independiente Film Festival, CGAI and Arteleku dedicated monographic focus of their work. Their first feature-length film, Los materiales was awarded with the Jean Vigo Prize for Best Direction (Punto de Vista International Film Festival 2010) and International Jury’s Special Mention (FiD Marseille 2010). It was also chosen by Cahiers du Cinema Spain magazine as one of the 10 best “invisible” films of 2010 (films awarded in festivals but without commercial release in Spain). The Future is his first solo feature-length film. His following work, El año del descubrimiento, won the Grand Prix at Cinéma du réel 2020.