After a devastating earthquake, Nga, an old elephant and probably the last of its kind, and Sanra his mahout are about to embark on a journey to find the mythical elephant’s graveyard. A group of poachers, are following them closely, a journey of discovery and mourning starts, the poachers will die one after another under mysterious circumstances, while the spectator becomes the protagonist, on a sonic journey into the cemetery and beyond. An adventure film that unfolds unto an experimental cinematic and sonic experience.
11.19 : Rencontres Internationales du Documentaire de Montreal (North American premiere)
11.19 : Festival de Sevila (Spanish Premiere)
10.19 : Muestra international Documenta de Bogota
10.19 : Milano Film Festival
09.19 : Tate Modern & Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival (International & UK Premiere)
07.19 : FID Marseille 2019 (International Competition)
Prix de la Fondation Meta et Prix Marseille Espérance, mention spéciale (Prix des Lycéens)
Carlos Casas (b. 1974, Barcelona, Spain) is a filmmaker and artist whose practice encompasses film, sound and the visual arts. His films have been screened and awarded in festivals around the world, like the Venice Film Festival, International Film Festival Rotterdam, Buenos Aires International Film Festival, Mexico International Film Festival, FID Marseille, etc... his work has been exhibited and performed in international art institutions and galleries, such as Tate Modern, London, Fondation Cartier, Palais de Tokyo, Centre Pompidou, Paris, Hangar Bicocca, Milan, CCCB Barcelona, GAM Torino, Bozar Bruxelles, among others.
AVALANCHE (2009, on going project)
HUNTERS SINCE THE BEGINNING OF TIME (2008)
ARAL. FISHING IN AN INVISIBLE SEA (2004)
SOLITUDE AT THE END OF THE WORLD (2002-05)