Rebellion and youth. The relationship between cinema and stereotypes
Tim Sutton is a director, screenwriter and producer. With only six feature films, he has become one of the most personal voices in American indie cinema in the last ten years. He debuted with Pavilion, premiered at the SXSW, and then he directed Memphis, Dark Night, Donnybrook and Funny Face, with presence at the most renowned film festivals in the world, such as Sundance, Berlin, Venice, Toronto or Karlovy Vary. Usually compared, due to his outright aesthetic style, with directors like Terrence Malick, David Gordon Green or Gus Van Sant. Among his characters we find perpetrators of massacres, people with psychological problems, singers with addictions or immigrants who have not managed to integrate into society.
Miquel Domènech Argemí
Miquel Domènech is Professor of Social Psychology at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. His research activity focuses on the field of health, with special interest in the study of the role of technological innovations in care processes. In addition, he has also worked on the analysis of the social dimension of mental health, addressing issues such as job placement or stigma. He has been Dean of the Faculty of Psychology and is currently Director of the Department of Social Psychology at the UAB.
Marga Almirall is co-responsible for content at Drac Màgic. She graduated in Audiovisual Communication from the UAB, Postgraduate in Audiovisual Editing from the UPF, she has also attended the Bonnemaison Feminist Documentary Laboratory and courses in film theory and criticism. At Drac Màgic she coordinates the educational training program in audiovisual languages Construir Mirades, the distributor of children’s films Pack Màgic and collaborates in the Mostra Internacional de Dones de Barcelona, as well as in other projects of the entity.
Daniel Resnich is director, screenwriter and producer. Writer and director of Anticossos, ballant contra els prejudicis, a dance docuseries recently released on Canal 33 (TV3). In Anticossos, controversial themes are confronted, questioning clichés and different prejudices. Daniel combines the direction and writing of audiovisual projects with his teaching work. He is an international professor at schools and universities in Barcelona, Cuba (EICTV), Colombia and Argentina. He belongs to the Association of Screenwriters of Catalonia
Moderated by Adrià Guxens
Adrià Guxens graduated cum laude in Journalism from the UAB and in Film Direction from ESCAC. He has directed the short films La Puerta, Un instante, Meiying MG-01, Jin Tian Bu Hui Xia Yu and Preludi, which have been shown and awarded at the Toronto Film Festival, FIC-VIÑA in Chile, ZINEBI, the Malaga Film Festival or the Golden Lenses Awards in China. He has also shot video clips, fashion films and advertisements, is the author of the novel Lazos de sangre and has been a programmer for Venice Days. He currently works as head of programming for LGBTI+ short films at the Raindance Festival, teaches directing classes at ESCAC and prepares his new film works.