Iván Castiñeiras Gallego

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Iván Castiñeiras Gallego

Born in 1980 in Ourense, Galiza (Spain)

Born in 1980 in Galicia, Spain, he obtained a Degree in History of Art at the University of Santiago de Compostela (U.S.C.), and in Direction at the National School of Cinema in Portugal (E.S.T.C.). His work as a filmmaker is halfway between documentary and fiction, tackling issues such as territory, the memory, geographical borders and their associated socio-political issues.

His work achieved success in international festivals such as Edinburgh Film Festival, Doc Lisboa, L´Alternativa amongst others.

He lives and works in Barcelona. Currently he is developing new projects in Le Fresnoy -Studio national des arts contemporains.