The Bonfire (Carlos Saiz) Spain

The Bonfire
Carlos Saiz
Spain. 2020. 19 min

Between the documentary and the fiction, The bonfire is a portrait about life in the neighborhood and its people. It tells the family situation of Lionel, a close friend of the director and who, in one way or another, seems destined for loneliness.


Started experimenting with audiovisual language since the age of 15 with short films with friends and family travel videos. After this, he begins to make experimental video clips and short films until he reaches the EFTI Film Master, where after shooting several pieces he rolls his opera prima, The bonfire.