José Luis Torres Leiva (Chile)

José Luis Torres Leiva was born in Santiago de Chile in 1975. He has made a number of independent short films and videos, among which NO PLACE NO WHERE (2004) WOMEN WORKERS GOING OUT OF THE FACTORY (2005), THE TIME THAT STAYS (2007), THREE WEEKS AFTER (2010), among others with which he has participated in several festivals, withstand. THE SKY, THE EARTH AND THE RAIN (2008), his first feature film, was screened in Rotterdam in 2008, where it was awarded with the FIPRESCI award. His second feature film, SUMMER (2011), was screened in the Venice Film Festival in the “Orizzonti” section. In 2013, he has screened two documentary films “WHAT STORY IS THIS AND WHAT IS ITS END” AND “SEE AND LISTEN”. In 2016 he released the feature film "THE WIND KNOWS THAT I'M COMING HOME" at various film festivals for which he received numerous awards. In recent times, he has premiered the short film "ABOUT THINGS THAT HAPPENED TO ME" (National Cinema Fund 2017) and the fictional feature film "DEATH WILL COME AND SHALL HAVE YOUR EYES" (National Cinema Fund 2016, World Cinema Fund Festival in Berlin, Visions Sud Este Fund in Switzerland, Ibermedia and Hubert Bals Fund of the Festiva de Rotterdam) premiered in the official competition of the San Sebastián Film Festival in Spain in 2019.

Filmography

  • Death Will Come and Shall Have your Eyes
    2019
  • About Things that Happened to me
    2018
  • Ana's Dream
    2017
  • The Wind Knows I’m Coming Back Home
    2016
  • See and Listen
    2013
  • What Story Is This And What Is Its End
    2013
  • Imperfect Copy” (To Raúl Ruiz)
    2012
  • Summer
    2011
  • Three Weeks After
    2010
  • First Day of Winter
    2009
  • Trance (1-10)
    2008
  • The Sky, the Land and the Rain
    2008
  • The Time that Stays
    2007
  • Women Workers Going out of the Factory
    2005
  • No Place Nowhere
    2004

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