Álex de la Iglesia

Master of Spanish genre cinema and one of the greatest genre directors in the world. De La Iglesia, born 1965 in Bilbao, Spain, began his cinematic career as a production designer. he directed his debut feature film in 1993, produced by Pedro Almodóvar. Since then he has directed 17 films in his unique style – violent, dark and full of black humor and grotesque atmosphere.

De la Iglesia visits the festival alongside his longtime writing partner , Jorge Guerricaechevarría, with the assistance of the Spanish Embassy in Israel. The festival will present a retrospective with special screenings of his films “The Last Circus”, “Witching and Bitching” and “Common wealth”. He will also participate in the festival events and hold an artist workshop.

Álex de la Iglesia
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