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Fernand Melgar

Fernand Melgar

Switzerland / Website

Biography

Fernand Melgar is of Spanish origin. He was born in 1961 in Tangier, Morocco. He lives in Lausanne since 1963. He is self-taught producer, director and editor of documentaries since 1985.

Filmography:

Performances at the Musée Deutsch (15´, 1983)
The Imaginary Museum (9´, 1986)
The Naked Man (8´, 1987)
Cathodic Chronicles (52´, 1990) co-directed with Stéphane Goël
I Zap, Therefore I Am (60´, 1991)
Album de famille/ Family Album (56´, 1993)
Lorsque mon heure viendra/ When My Time is Up (55´, 1995) collective film
Thrills of Fortune (15´, 1997)
Classe d’accueil/ Induction Class (56´, 1998)
Remue-ménage/ Storm in a C-Cup (60´, 2002) À Table!/ Dinner's Ready (15´, 2003) co-directed with Grégoire Mayor
À l'Arrière / At the Back (15´, 2003) co-directed with Grégoire Mayor
“J” (15´, 2003)

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Haiku - Fernand Melgar

Haiku - Fernand Melgar (Orig.) / Switzerland / 1 min

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Trace of the future according to Fernand Melgar

Une trace du futur selon Fernand Melgar (Orig.) / 2014 / Switzerland / 3 min

Filmmakers that were selected at Visions du Réel in the past twenty editions celebrate the Festival's anniversary by each making a short movie in which they expose their view of the future.

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