Invited by ECAL Cinema Department, Mexican director Tatiana Huezo presents a Masterclass on Monday, November 28, 2022, followed by the screening of her first feature film Noche de fuego and a Q&A.
Born in El Salvador and living in Mexico, Tatiana Huezo graduated from the Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica (CCC) and holds a Master's degree in Creative Documentary from the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona.
After her first short films such as Arido (1992), Familia (2004) or Sueño (2005) - she achieves international acclaim with her first feature documentary, El lugar más pequeño (2011), which premiered at Visions du Réel in 2011 and won the Grand Prize for Best Feature Film. Based on this success, the film is programmed in more than 80 festivals around the world. Then, after the short film Ausencias (2015), she directed Tempestad (2016), which had its world premiere at the Berlinale (Forum section) and won four Ariel Awards - awarded by the Academia Mexicana de Artes y Ciencias Cinematográficas.
In recent years, she has not only taught film in various international academic contexts, but has also written the book El Viaje, rutas y caminos andados para llegar a otro planeta, in which eight documentary filmmakers talk about their creative process.
In 2021, she unveiled her first fiction film, Noche de fuego, in Cannes, which won the Special Mention of the jury of Un certain Regard.
4 pm : Masterclass - in Spanish with translation into French
6 pm : Screening of the film Noche de Fuego, followed by a Q&A moderated by Paolo Moretti, head of ECAL Bachelor and Master Cinema.
Free admission, subject to availability.
An event in collaboration with Bord Cadre films and FILMAR Festival.
Masterclass: Auditorium Leenards
Screening: Auditorium IKEA
ECAL/Ecole cantonale d'art de Lausanne
Av. du Temple 5, 1020 Renens
Monday, November 28, 2022
Starting at 4pm