Sat Feb 23, 2019 – 2:30 pm | Bushel & Peck’s

Shootball

Directed by Fèlix Colomer
Feature Documentary
Spain | 94 min | 2018

Manuel Barbero, father of a sexual abuse victim, and Joaquín Benítez, the paedophile who abused of the son of Manuel and 20 more kids, are the main characters of this documentary. The director of the film approaches these key figures of this story with a journalistic investigation work. For the first time in a documentary a paedophile speaks and confesses with his face uncovered.

Felix Comomer, Director | ShootballFèlix Colomer
Director

FÈLIX COLOMER (Sabadell, SPAIN, 1993). He studied cinema at ESCAC (Escola Superior de Cinema i Audiovisuals de Catalunya), where he specialized in the editing field. “Sasha”, a feature-lenght film documentary, was his first film as a director, produced as the final project of his degree, and it won a Special Mention at Seminci (Spain) and participated in many festivals around the world. “Shootball” is his second documentary. He has edited documentaries such as “Peret i l’origen de la rumba” and “Et toca a tu”. He is also member of the editing team in “El Rey de la Habana”, by Agustí Villarongam and “No quiero perderte nunca”, by Alejo Levis.

Shootball Movie Poster | Directed by Felix Colomer

Film Information

Directors: Fèlix Colomer
Country: Spain
Year: 2017
Language:  Catalan, Spanish
Runtime: 94 min.
Rated: R

Credits

Writer: Fèlix Colomer
Producer: Fèlix Colomer, Javier G. Salanova
Music: Joaquim Badia
Cinematographer: Joan Torruella, Arnau Espejo
Sound: Andre Nascimbeni
Editing: Fèlix Colomer
Animation: Alex Garrigos

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