Heart in the Wrong Place

Duration: 17 min.
Year: 2009 / With collaboration from ICAA
Synopsis: From the long-gone 1960’s, the Basque painter José Antonio Sistiaga is dedicated to the fascinating, but also very laborious practice of painting directly on celluloid film. Josu Venero approaches this exciting and very challenging piece, offering a poetic and exciting portrait of both painter and film.
Awards:  ”Precolombino” Gold Circle Award, Arts Documentary category, Bogota Film Festival (Colombia) / Documentary Award, Zaragoza Film Festival (Spain)
Festivals: ZINEBI (Spain); XCÈNTRIC, CCCB (Spain); GOYA AWARDS (Spain); MALAGA SPANISH FILM FESTIVAL (Spain); LONDON INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FESTIVAL (UK); HUESCA FILM FESTIVAL (Spain); “MESSAGE TO MAN” INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Russia); VANCOUVER INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Canada); INTERNATIONAL 1001 BELGESEL DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL (Turkey)