PAU FAUS
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PAU FAUS
Filmmaker & Visual Artist

FAUNA

FAUNA | 74’ (2023)
Feature-Length Documentary Film · Produced by NANOUK FILMS with the participation of TELEVISIÓ DE CATALUNYA · With the support of ICEC and ICAA · Script PAU FAUS, SERGI CAMERON & JÚLIA R. AYMAR · Cinematography CARLOTA SERAROLS · Edition JÚLIA R. AYMAR · Directed by PAU FAUS

In a forest on the outskirts of Barcelona an old shepherd and his flock live alongside a high-tech laboratory for animal experimentation. Two opposite worlds facing each other. Two worlds that are two sides of the same coin. While the shepherd, afflicted with a bone disease, witnesses his profession disappearing, scientists are busier than ever researching the covid vaccine. 'Fauna' is a science fiction fable about the relationship between humans, animals and science in post-pandemic times.









AWARDS
BEST DIRECTOR · Festival Int. de Cine de Guadalajara (México)

BEST DOCUMENTARY FILM · Festival Cinespaña (France)
SPECIAL JURY MENTION · Ulsan Ulju Film Festival (Korea)

IN VIVO AWARD · Science New Wave Festival (USA)


MAIN FESTIVALS
Visions du Réel (Switzerland) · Hot Docs (Canada) · Docs Barcelona (Spain) · Krakow Film Festival (Poland) · FICG Festival Int. de Cine de Guadalajara (México) · SIFF Shanghai Int. Film Fest (China) · Pärnu Film Festival (Estonia) · Atlantida Film Fest (Spain) · Doku Fest (Kosovo) · CIFF Camden Int. Film Fest (USA) · DokuBaku (Azerbaidjan) · Festival Cinespaña (France) · Another Way Film Fest (Spain) · Science New Wave Fest (USA) · Ulsan Ulju Film Fest (Korea) · MIBDO Muestra Int. Documental de Bogotá (Colombia) · RIDM Rencontres Int. Documentaire de Montréal (Canadá) · Fipadoc (France) · Stranger than fiction (Germany) · Antenna Documentary Film Fest (Australia) · Int Science Film Fest (Netherlands) · One World Festival (Czech Republic)





ALCALDESSA

ADA FOR MAYOR | 85’ (2016)
Feature-Length Documentary Film · Produced by NANOUK FILMS with the support of ICEC · Script PAU FAUS & VENTURA DURALL · Cinematography PAU FAUS · Edition JOAN MANEL VILASECA, ÀLEX GARCÍA & NÚRIA CAMPABADAL · Directed by PAU FAUS


Ada Colau, a well known activist against evictions in Spain, decides to run for Mayor of Barcelona. Surrounded by a team with little experience in institutional politics, Ada speaks about her doubts and thoughts during this vertiginous journey. The film combines the enthusiasm surrounding the construction of a new political movement with the inner struggle of someone who fears becoming what has so often questioned.









AWARDS

BEST DIRECTOR · Málaga Film Festival (Spain)
BEST DOCUMENTARY · Gaudí Awards (Spain)
SPECIAL MENTION OF THE JURY · FIPA (France)
CIVIL DOC PRIZE · Tbilisi Int. Doc Festival (Georgia)
BEST OPERA PRIMA · Traverse City Film Festival (USA)
SPECIAL MENTION · Free Zone Film Festival (Serbia)
PRIX INSPIRATION · Festival Filministes (Canada) 

MAIN FESTIVALS
DOK Leipzig (Germany) · Docs Barcelona (Spain) · One World Festival (Czech Republic) · FIPA (France) · DOXA (Canada) · BIDF (Hungary) · ZagrebDox (Croatia) · DMZ Docs (South Korea) · Docaviv (Israel) · Festival Int. de Guadalajara (México) · One World Romania (Rumania) · Free Zone Film Festival (Serbia) · Kassel Dokfest (Germany) · Prix Europa (Germany) · CinéDoc (Georgia) · Festival Alcances (Spain) · Festival Cinespaña (France) · This Human World (Austria) · Festival Int. di Ferrara (Italy) · Houston Latino Film Fest (USA) · Festival Desobedoc (Portugal) · Addis Int. Film Fest (Ethiopia) · Festival Iberodocs (Scotland) · Festival Doc-Cevennes (France) · Avilés Acción Film Fest (Spain) · Festival de Cine Más (Nicaragua) · Som Cinema (Spain) · Freedom Film Fest (Malaysia) · Int. Human Rights Film Fest (Albania) · Impugning Impunity Film Fest (USA) · Festival Filministes (Canada) · Moldox Festival (Moldova) · China Women's Film Fest (China) · Festival Politikos (France)






¡SÍ SE PUEDE!

SEVEN DAYS AT PAH BARCELONA | 52’ (2014)

Mid-Length Documentary Film · Created by COMANDO VIDEO with the support of the ROSA LUXEMBURG FOUNDATION · Script PAU FAUS & SILVIA GONZÁLEZ LAÁ · Cinematography & Edition PAU FAUS · Directed by PAU FAUS

Concived as a user’s manual, this agitprop-style film portraits what a common week would look like inside the main anti-eviction movement in Spain: the PAH (Platform for People Affected by Mortgages). The film placed cameras at the heart of the Barcelona’s organization during one year to depict, not only the post-housing bubble drama, but mainly the deep process of transformation and empowerment of those who form this unique social movement praised throughout the world.









FESTIVALS & SCREENINGS
Festival de Cine de Málaga (Spain) · Festival dei Popoli (Italy) · Cinespaña (France) · Goldsmith University (UK) · Carleton College (USA) · More than 200 screenings in local PAH’s and Social Centers all over Spain & Europe



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