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Santiago Giralt (m)
Writer in Residence

Herkunftsland: Argentinien
KKA-Residency: 2018
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Porträtfoto Santiago Giralt
Porträtfoto Santiago Giralt
©Nahuel Mutti
Lebenslauf:
Santiago Giralt is a multidisciplinary artist: writer, director, playwright. His themes are family relationships, the complex life of LGTBQ people through the different eras and the creative process itself. He comes to Vienna to write a novel that’s set in the city in the 70’s. His artist residences include: the Banff Centre for the Arts, Klondike Institute for the Arts and Science, Madrid Iberescena and the International Writing Program of the University of Iowa. He lives and works in Argentina.

GRANTS AND RESIDENCES:
2017 International Writers Program, University of Iowa, Autumn Residence
2017 National Arts Fund (FNA) Bi-Centennial Grant in Literature.
2017 Iberescena (multi-government) support for Playwriting Creation in Residence (Madrid)
2014 Klondike Institute for the Arts and Science Artist Residence. Literature.
2003 Banff Centre for the Arts.

BOOKS:
2017 (unpublished) Disparo / Shotgun
Contracted by Penguin Random House to publish in 2016.
2015 La mala memoria / The Bad Memory
Published in Latin America by Penguin Random House.
2008 Nelly R., la amante del General / Nelly R, the General’s lover
Shortlisted 3rd place: Planeta International Prize (amongst 400 submissions)
Published in Latin America by EMECE editores, Planeta.

PLAYS:
2017 Broken dolls, in collaboration with María Velasco. Madrid.
2016 (to be staged) El gran Will / The Great Will
adaptation of literary work by Leopoldo Brizuela, Inglaterra, una fábula / England, a fable
2014-2016 Camping I: Mirar atrás sin volverse / The Camping Trilogy, part I: Looking Back Without Turning Back.
director: Martín Alomar. Two seasons: 2014, El cultural, public Theatre - 2015: El Tinglado.

OTHER PLAYS:
Odette. Adaptation of Swan’s Love by Marcel Proust.
The best friends of your life. (original play)

SCREENPLAYS (Writer and director or co-writer and co-codirector):
2016 Spring (film produced but not yet released). Written and directed by Santiago Giralt.
2015 Jess & James. Written and directed by Santiago Giralt.

FESTIVALS:
2015
Tels Quels Brussels LGBT Film Festival (Belgium)
Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film Festival
FilmOut San Diego
Mix México
Rio Festival Gay de Cinema
MIX Milano
La Otra Banqueta, Festival de Cine por la diversidad sexual de Guatemala
Qfest – Houston GLBT Film Festival
Outflix Memphis,Tennessee
Hong Kong Lesbian and Gay Film Festival 2015
Cinema Queer Stockholm.
2016
Mardi Grass, Sidney, Australia.
Rio de Janeiro: Focus on Argentina.
Buenos Aires International Independent Film Festival (BAFICI).
2015 UPA!2: el regreso / UPA! 2: the return Written and directed by Santiago Giralt, Camila Toker and Tamae Garateguy.
Festivals:
2015
Buenos Aires International Independent Film Festival
(BAFICI) Official Selection.
2014 Here, Kitty Kitty Written by Santiago Giralt and Eryn Foster and directed by Santiago Giralt.
Festivals:
2014
Mar del Plata International Film Festival, Argentina. Won Best Argentina Panorama Movie.
2015
Halifax Independent Film Festival Cinema.
2014 Anagramas / Anagrams. Written and directed by Santiago Giralt.
Festivals:
2014
Buenos Aires International Independent Film Festival (BAFICI)
2009 Antes del estreno / Before Opening Night. Written and directed by Santiago Giralt.
Festivals:
2009
Mar del Plata International Film Festival. Won: Best Actress.
National Prize for Screenwriting. 3rd Place.
2008 Toda la gente sola / All the Lonely People. Written and directed by Santiago Giralt.
Nominated: Best Feature, Best Screenplay. Argentina Academy Awards.
2008 Las hermanas L. / The L. Sisters. Written and directed by Santiago Giralt, Eva Bär, Alejandro Montiel & Diego Schipani.
Festivals:
2008
Mar del Plata International Film Festival.
2007 UPA! una película argentina / upa! An Argentinean Movie. Written and directed by Santiago Giralt, Camila Toker and Tamae Garateguy.
Festivals:
Buenos Aires International Independent Film Festival (BAFICI). Winner Best Movie.
Ghent International Film Festival, Brussels.
Mannheim Film Festival, Germany.
BFI London International Film Festival, UK.
Locarno International Film Festival.

SCREENPLAYS (co-writer):
2008 Cordero de Dios / Lamb of God. Co written by Santiago Giralt and Lucia Cedron.
Winner: Best Screenplay La Habana International Film Festival, Best Original Screenplay Argentina Academy Awards.
World Premiere: Rotterdam Film Festival.
2005 Géminis / Gemini. Co written by Santiago Giralt and Albertina Carri.
World Premiere: Cannes International Film Festival, Director’s Fortnight.


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