Neus Ballús

Neus Ballús, born in 1980, is a Spanish director based in Barcelona. She graduated in directing at the Pompeu Fabra University of Barcelona where she obtained her master’s degree in documentary filmmaking. Her three first shorts won several awards at international festivals. She had her breakthrough in 2013 with the documentary The Plague, which follows the life of five protagonists in a suburb of Barcelona. The film had its world premiere at the 63rd Berlinale, was nominated for the European Film Awards, the LUX Prize and the Goyas, and received more than 20 international awards. At the same time, Neus Ballús founded the production company El kinograf in collaboration with screenwriter and director Pau Subiros, which allowed her to develop her own projects. Staff Only (2019) is her first fully fictional feature film.

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LuxFilmLab #8 - Minari

On Wednesday, 2nd June , LuxFilmLab will feature yet another exclusive premiere at Ciné Utopia. We are extremely happy to bring you three screenings (at 7 PM, 7.10 PM &... → More

And the EFA-YAA 2021 goes to...

The Crossing wins EFA Young Audience Award 2021. 3,600 young jurors from 38 countries elect Norwegian film by Johanne Helgeland. With the originally planned theatre screenings cancelled due to the... → More

LuxFilmLab #7 - The Man Who Sold His Skin

On Wednesday, 5th May at 7.30 PM, LuxFilmLab will be back at Ciné Utopia with The Man Who Sold His Skin by Kaouther Ben Hania. The film, nominated for the... → More