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51st Directors’ Fortnight May 15-25, 2019

Jordi Feliu

Born in Barcelona in 1926, Jordi Feliu started working in amateur cinema from 1951 to 1957. Until 1961, he spent three years at the Official Cinema School of Madrid, while working as film critic and secretary of the Film clubs National Federation. He worked from 1961 to 1967 on short films and long feature scenarios with José Ma Font-Espina. Then, from 1967 to 1978, he worked in Barcelona on short and average length films for factories and companies of all kinds, while making documentaries as well. In 1978, he was member of the Directing Counsel of the Catalan Film Institute, who aimed to try and recreatre in Catalonia a film industry of its own, and to produce films according to Catalonia’s personality, culture and its people tought.