Pol·len
Blanca Camell Galí (ES)
Pol·len
Film -

Anna, who has moved abroad, returns for a few days to Barcelona. Back in her home city, she is haunted by her past love Alex as she walks through the neighborhood in which they used to live. Pol·len explores the young woman’s memories and also investigates the way in which neighbourhood life responds to tourism. Anna passes through the neighbourhood as if in a dream in which elderly people seem to be extras. Mass tourism has greatly transformed the city and Anna discovers that their old apartment is now an Airbnb rental. A slide show of Airbnb images disintegrates to give way to the images of memory, embodied by a point cloud bedroom, as if in a room that is “frozen in time.”

Blanca Camell Galí
Blanca Camell Galí Espagne
Promotion Michelangelo Antonioni

Born in 1990, Blanca Camell Galí studied cinema at the Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona, where she was awarded a diploma for the short L’oreig. She continued her studies at the Université Paris 8. Her second short, Ídols, earned her the prize for Best Performance by a Woman at the Festival Côté Court. Her work has also been shown at Indielisboa, Courtisane, D’A Film Festival and IBAFF. She is currently studying at Le Fresnoy – Studio national des arts contemporains.

  • Image: José López Pizarro
  • Son: Oriol Donat Martos
  • Montage image: Mario Valero Palacín, Marc Roca Vives
  • Montage son: Marion Papinot
  • Mixage:
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    Romain Ozanne

Production : Le Fresnoy, Studio national des arts contemporains