Ventura Durall (Spain)

Ventura Durall I Soler was born in 1974 in Barcelona. He graduated from ESCAC Escola Superior de Cinema i Audiovisuals de Catalunya, with a major in script. In 2000 he established the production company NANOUK FILMS with the intention to create an artistic platform of reference in the Catalan and European audiovisual scene and to create new communication channels between the documentary arena and fiction films. He is Head of the Documentary’s Department at ESCAC, where he supervises all diploma thesis projects and leads the Documentary and Society Master Programme. His feature film The two lives of Andrés Rabadán which is a fiction take on real Andrés Rabadan´s story (that story was simultaneously depicted by Durall in the documentary The Forgiveness) was recognized as the Best European Independent Film in 2009 at the ECU Festival in Paris.


La dama dels coloms – together with Sergi Marti (13´, Spain, 2001)
Hablemos del documental (52´, Spain, 2002)
Isla negra, illa blanca (52´, Spain, 2004)
The two lives of Andrés Rabadán (84´, Spain, 2008)
El Perdón/ The Forgiveness (64´, Spain, 2009)
El somriure amagat (13´, Spain, 2011)
Els anys salvatges (76', Spain/Ethiopia, 2013)

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