Alex Lora (Spain)

Alex Lora Cercos
participant in
VAD – Video Art Database
CologneOFF V – 5th Cologne Online Film Festival 2009

Àlex was born in Barcelona. After being refused in the Fine Arts College, he joins the Audiovisual Communication University in 1997. In the year 2000 he travels to Bologna (Italy) in order to finish his studies. During the next years he makes several short films (“Hielo”, “A Rahomon”, “Sin Alas”, “Synapsis”, “Rim”). In 2001 Àlex’s life changed drastically: a serious disease was diagnosed in his left arm. He underwent surgery 13 times. In 2005 Àlex suffered a collapse that caused the amputation of his left arm, but he continues making short Films (“Arte Total”, “Nómadas”, “So much love”, “Carpe Diem” and “Mirada Robada”). In February of 2007 He’s chosen to take part in the Berlinale Talent Campus and he finishes a Master in Filmmaking where he writes his first feature screenplay and his last short film.