Albert Serra (Spain)

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
  • 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
  • 2009 Bauçà
  • 2008 El cant dels ocells
  • 2008 L'alto arrigo
  • 2007 Rússia
  • 2006 Honour of the Knights
  • 2003 Crespià

Doc Alliance Members

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