By Carlota Nelson
Original title: LA MIRADA OCULTA
Production year: 2023
Production company: Wanda Films, Ojos Cabeza Corazón AIE, RTVE and Castilla-La Mancha Media.
The documentary follows one of the greatest Spanish photographers in the world, one of the few women part of the Magnum Agency.
Cristina García Rodero revolutionized this world through her explorations of cultural rites. She captures how we celebrate, suffer and operate.
Tirelessly, she continues to work at 73 and this everlasting passion is what brought her to the Burning Man festival in Nevada where she made the filmmaker.
Out of Competition – World Premiere @ Valladolid Film festival 2023
« A slight, free, independent, brave and tenacious woman who not only mimics the human landscape she portrays (...) but who even risks her physical integrity in the middle of a colorful celebration in India or shaken by the waves in an Andalusian pilgrimage. » - Review: Eyes of the Soul (Alfonso Rivera for Cineuropa)