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Hugo Obregon and Manuel Alvarez Diestro

Directors, “Never Again This Flower”

Manuel Álvarez-Diestro (1972) is a Spanish visual artist. He holds an Art History degree from Boston University, Massachusetts, and in his work he explores city landscapes around the world with the objective of revitalizing our visual appreciation of the contemporary city through photography and film. His work has been published in numerous architecture magazines and exhibited in different international art venues. He has lived in the USA, France, Morocco, South Africa, Algeria, Lebanon and Egypt. He now lives in London, UK. 

Hugo Obregón (1970) is a Spanish filmmaker. He has lived in the United States (where he graduated in Film and Broadcasting at Boston University), London and Madrid, where he received a Masters in Film Direction.  He has shot numerous films both short and long, both fiction and documentary and in video, 16 mm and digital video.

My Directors Sessions

Thursday, August 28

3:30pm PDT

Friday, August 29

10:00am PDT