Two films from the Master in Making Documentaries, nominated in the Gaudí Awards

La Plaga, by Neus Ballús, and Bajarí, by Eva Vila, have been nominated in the Gaudí Awards. Both are projects from the Master in Making Documentaries, which is directed by Jordi Balló at IDEC-Universitat Pompeu Fabra. The nomination of the two documentaries brings further recognition to the role played by this master in the development of the documentary genre.

La Plaga is nominated to Best Film, Best Direction, Best Screenplayu, best photography and best Editing. Bajarí, by Eva Vila, coordinator of the Master, is nominated to Best Documentary.

The nominations for this year's Gaudí Awards bring further recognition to the Master in Making Documentaries in addition to its previous accolades.  

The Director of the Master, Jordi Balló, is a lecturer at Pompeu Fabra University and Visiting Professor at the University of Stanford. A writer and producer, he is the author of the books La llavor inmortal Els arguments universals en el cinema The Immortal Seed. Universal Themes in Cinema ] (1997), Imatges del silenci Els motius visuals en el cine Images of Silence. Visual Motifs in the Cinema ] (2000), Jo ja he estat aquí I've Been Here Before ] (2005; Serra d'Or Award) and Els riscos del saber The Risks of Knowledge ] (2009). He has curated film exhibitions including “ The Film-makers' City ”, “Erice/Kiarostami. Correspondences” and “Hammershøi and Dreyer”. He has directed exhibitions at the Centro de Cultura Contemporánea de Barcelona (CCCB), and in 2012 he received the City of Barcelona Award for the exhibition “The Complete Letters. Filmed Correspondence”.

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