In Southern Spain, a peculiar race between colourful hand-painted pigeons will reward not the fastest one, but the one which succeeds in seducing a female pigeon and flying for the longest possible time at her side.
Elena López Riera co-founded the Lacasinegra collective, which has made, among others, the feature film Pas à Genève (2014). Her first short film, Pueblo, screened at the Quinzaine des Réalisateurs in Cannes 2015. Her two most recent works, Las vísceras (2016) and Los que desean (2018), premiered at the Locarno Festival, where the latter won the Pardino d'Oro for best Swiss Short Film. Her project, El agua, is among those selected for Ikusmira Berriak 2018