Ricardo Íscar Álvarez is Spanish filmmaker and lecturer. He studied Law at Salamanca University, Film Studies at Complutense University of Madrid and Film Direction at the German Film and Television Academy. He lived and worked in Berlin for 10 years.
El Foso (110 min, 2012)
Danza a los Espíritus (80 mins, 2009)
Juego Limpio (8 mins, 2009)
Soledad (25 mins, 2008)
Tierra Negra (90 mins, 2004)
El Cerco (13 mins, 2002-2006)
La Punta del Moral (57 mins, 2001)
Badu. Stories from the Negev Desert (63 mins, 1993-4)
El Diario de Manuel Ángel (32 mins, 1991)
A la Orilla del Río (22 mins, 1991)
Die Reise der Ida Irma nach Lunow (55 mins, 1990)
Die Tauben Essen Wassermelone (11 mins, 1987)
Baüme (22 mins, 1998)
Danza a los Espíritus (Orig.) / 2009 / Spain / 79 min
Dance to the Spirits is a creative documentary project that was shot in Nsola, an Evuzok village in the middle of the south Cameroon jungle. To the Evuzok there are two kinds of diseases that require different treatments: the «natural» ones and the ones from the night world, caused by sorcery. This is the story of Mba Owona Pierre the village chief and the ngengang, the «healer»...