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"The Human Surge" by Eduardo Williams

Films, Screenings

"The Human Surge" by Eduardo Williams

From 08 to 09 April 2017

Saturday and Sunday:
08:00 pm - 09:45 pm

La Casa Encendida
Ronda de Valencia, 2

Screening Room

(Anti)Heroic Contemporary Film

After being fired from his job at a supermarket in Buenos Aires, Exe spends the days stripping before a webcam with his friends to make a few extra pesos. Something similar happens to Alf in the capital of Mozambique and to Cahn in the dense jungle on the Philippine island of Bohol.

The Human Surge, directed by Eduardo Williams. Argentina/Brazil/Portugal. 2016. 100’. DCP. Original soundtrack with Spanish subtitles

Eduardo Williams was born in Buenos Aires. After presenting his shorts at Cannes, FID Marseille, BAFICI and Transcinema, he made his feature debut with The Human Surge at the Locarno Film Festival, where it took first place in the Filmmakers of the Present competition and won second prize for Best Debut Feature.

Activities Cycle (Anti)Heroic Contemporary Film From 08 April to 28 May 2017 Open/close cycle
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  • From 06 to 07 May 2017
    "Tabl" by Keywan Karimi
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  • From 13 to 14 May 2017
    "The Night" by Edgardo Castro
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  • From 20 to 21 May 2017
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    A motherless 12-year-old girl struggles to deal with her father's heroin addiction and constant debts (…)

  • From 27 to 28 May 2017
    "Withered Green" by Mohammed Hammad
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    After their parents' death, Iman and Noha decide to live alone in their old family home (…)

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