Pablo Briones

Pablo Briones



Born in Tucumán in 1983, Pablo Briones is an Argentinian-Swiss film director working in a liminal space between documentary and fiction.

After studying cinema at Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina, he graduated with a Master in Film Direction from ECAL/HEAD, Switzerland.

In 2016, he took part of a workshop in Cuba leaded by the late Abbas Kiarostami and running at EICTV. More recently, in 2022, he participated in a Lab in the Peruvian Amazon leaded by Apichatpong Weerasethakul.

His shorts «À beira de Lisboa», «A barca», «Pezcal» and «Traces» earned recognition at many festivals such as Locarno Film Festival, Visions du Réel, Ji.hlava and Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen.

His feature film «Baracoa» was nominated for the Best Doc Award at Berlinale 2019 and won the Youth Award at Sheffield Doc/Fest and the Audience Award at Málaga Film Festival.

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