Born in Spain in 1975, Albert Serra studied literature and art history at Barcelona University. In 2006 he wrote, directed and produced his first feature film, HONOR OF THE KNIGHTS (QUIXOTIC), followed by BIRDSONG (2008); both were selected for the Directors’ Fortnight at Cannes. In 2010 he made ELS NOMS DE CRIST before directing, a year later, El senyor ha fet en mi meravelles for the exhibition Correspondencias at Barcelona. These two films were screened at Locarno in the Fuori concorso section in 2011. That same year he was also one of sixty filmmakers who contributed to 60 SECONDS OF SOLITUDE IN YEAR ZERO, a series of short one-minute films about the death of cinema.
2014 Història de la meva mort
2013 Cuba Libre (Short)
2011 60 Seconds of Solitude in Year Zero
2011 El senyor ha fet en mi meravelles
2010 Els noms de Crist
2010 Lectura d'un poema (Short)
2009 Bauçà (Short)
2008 El cant dels ocells
2008 L'alto arrigo (Short)
2007 Rússia (Short)
2006 Honour of the Knights
Masterclass - Albert Serra (Orig.) / 2014 / Czech Republic, Spain / 107 min
Spanish solitaire and a juror of the Between the Seas section, Albert Serra, winning the Golden Leopard Award at Locarno Film Festival, gained renown for his triptych of unprecedented adaptations – Honor de cavalleria, Birdsong and The Story of My Death, in which classical literary figures Don Quixote, Casanova or Dracula act as abstract, but all the more fascinating principles...