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Fran Guijarro


Day 08 at 21:30 - Teatro Echegaray


COUNTRY Spain, United States
PRODUCTION Pippin Films, Free Range Puppies
WRITING Fran Guijarro
CINEMATOGRAPHY Fran Guijarro, Juli López
MUSIC Will Acha,Tom Disher
EDITION Fran Guijarro
CAST Moses Carbins
SYNOPSIS Moses, a gifted songwriter with a promising music career cut short in the 70s, faces decades of homelessness in San Francisco due to addiction. He finds solace communicating with passersby on a street corner, where he meets a Spanish film student who offers him the lead role in a narrative short film. The making of this film unexpectedly triggers a life-changing, 15-year long journey for Moses and unearths other storytellers from the past who had played a key role in Moses's quest to regain his humanity.
Fran Guijarro Originally from Malaga, Spain. He is a creative director and filmmaker based in San Francisco. He holds a BA in Advertising from the University of Navarra, an MFA in Copywriting at the Academy of Art University with the support of the LaCaixa Full Scholarship Program, and also studied Screenwriting at the Cuba International School of Film and Television. He has worked in advertising agencies, directing content for brands worldwide. His first short documentary, Mexican Cuisine, screened at over 50 film festivals, including Cannes SFC and the AFI Fest, winning 16 awards. He was selected as a FilmHouse resident at SFFILM while working on Moses, his debut feature film, which was featured in the San Francisco Chronicle, CBS, Fox, KQED, Univision, and TEDx. FILMOGRAPHY Moses (documentary, 2024), The Mural (short film, 2014)​, Mexican Cuisine (short film, 2011)

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