12-18 November 2018

Los que desean (Those Who Desire)

Elena López Riera

Los que desean (Elena López Riera)


The winner of a rather unusual hand-painted-pigeon race in southern Spain isn’t the one who flies the fastest, but the one who manages to seduce a female pigeon and fly alongside her for the longest.


Elena López Riera (Orihuela, 1982) has a PhD in audiovisual communication and is a member of lacasinegra art collective, whose first film, So Warm Inside, was screened at l'Alternativa in 2013. In 2015 she presented her first solo short, Pueblo, at the festival, followed by Las vísceras (2016).


  • Country Switzerland, Spain
  • Year 2018
  • Format Digital
  • Running time 24 min
  • Image Colour
  • Language Spanish
  • Subtitles English
  • Production company Alina Film
  • Producer Eugenia Mumenthaler, David Epiney
  • Screenplay Elena López Riera
  • Photography Giuseppe Truppi, Elena López Riera, Philippe Azoury
  • Editor Raphaël Lefèvre
  • Contact info@alinafilm.com


Locarno Festival - Pardino d’oro


Wednesday 14, 17.30 h — Auditori CCCB Saturday 17, 20.15 h — Auditori CCCB
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