A closer look at one of Spain’s most important artists and social commentators of the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Goya is recognized as both an old master and a modern genius. José Luis López-Linares and Jean-Claude Carrière offer us a tour of his work.
Documentary filmmaker and producer. He studied Filmmaking at the London International Film School, and worked as an assistant director for Carlos Saura, Fernando Trueba, Jaime Chávarri, Alain Tanner and Víctor Erice. Since 1994 he has produced and directed more than forty documentaries, including ‘Storm the Skies’ (Time of History’s second prize at the 41st edition of Seminci as well as the winner of an Ondas Award), ‘Un instante en la vida ajena’ (Goya for Best Documentary 2004 ) or ‘Extras’ (Goya for Best Short Documentary 2005). In addition, he won the Goya for Best Cinematography with ‘Iberia’ (Carlos Saura, 2005), premiered at the 50th Seminci. Other films by López-Linares have also screened at the festival, such as ‘Sherry & the Mystery of Palo Cortado’ (2015), the highly acclaimed ‘Bosch: The Garden of Dreams’ (2016), ‘Altamira: el origen del arte’ (2018) and ‘Spain: The First Globalization’ (2021), the most watched documentary of the past year in Spain.