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Fausto

Ελληνική Πρεμιέρα / Greek Premiere
Ντοκιμαντέρ / Documentary, Μεξικό, Καναδάς / Mexico, Canada 2018, 70 ́ DCP, Έγχρ. / Color, Με ήχο / Sound Ισπανικά, Αγγλικά, Αραβικά, Γαλλικά / Spanish, English, Arabic, French

Σκηνοθεσία / Direction Andrea Bussmann Σενάριο / Screenplay Andrea Bussmann Φωτογραφία / Cinematography Andrea Bussmann Μοντάζ / Editing Andrea Bussmann Ηθοποιοί / Cast Victor Pueyo Fernando Renjifo, Ziad Chakaroun Alberto Núñez, Gabino Rodríguez Παραγωγός / Producer Andrea Bussmann, Nicolás Pereda Προέλευση ταινίας / Film Source Andrea Bussmann

On the Oaxacan coast of Mexico, rumblings of previous times are never far from the surface. Tales of shapeshifting, telepathy and dealings with the Devil are embedded in the colonization and enslavement of the Americas. Characters from the Faust legend mingle with the inhabitants, while attempting to colonize and control nature through a seemingly never-ending building project. Through literature, myth and local entanglements, the frontier between reality and fiction, and the seen and unseen, no longer apply.

 Andrea Bussmann

Born in Toronto, Canada, Andrea Bussmann earned a Master’s in social anthropology and a Master’s of Fine Arts in film production. After completing her degrees, she directed her first short, Aquel cuyo rostro no irradie luz, in 2011. She produced Zaheed Mawani’s short film, Three Walls (2011), and his feature, Harvest Moon (2018).


The 9th Athens Avant-Garde Film Festival is carried out in the context of “Cinephilia in the New Age II” which is funded by the European Union — European Regional Development Fund (Operational Programme ROP ATTIKI of NSRF 2014-2020). All actions are carried out under the auspices of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports.