Oliver Laxe takes the ‘Un certain regard’ Jury Prize at Cannes Film Festival
- Prize-winning film ‘O que arde’ [Fire Will Come] is an initiative part of UPF Barcelona School of Management-Pompeu Fabra University’s Master in Creative Documentary, involving the participation of nine students on the program
After helping launch some 30 films during the 20 years since it was created, the UPF Barcelona School of Management-Pompeu Fabra University’s Master in Creative Documentary has reason to celebrate! For the first time ever, one of the program’s films has won one of cinema’s most prestigious awards: the Un certain regard Jury Prize at Cannes Film Festival. The film in question is O que arde by director Oliver Laxe, a former student of the UPF’s Bachelor’s Degree in Audiovisual Communication.