Private Project

Diving Suit

Diving Suit is an experimental short that explores the search for the grave of an admired artist in the famous Père-Lachaise cemetery in Paris.  
It's also a personal reflection on the mythos of the labyrinth, and film. 

  • Roque Azcuaga
  • Roque Azcuaga
  • Roque Azcuaga
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Experimental
  • Runtime:
    13 minutes 14 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 30, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    300,000 MXN
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Director Biography - Roque Azcuaga

Roque Azcuaga studied Spanish Language and Literature at the UNAM (National Autonomous University of Mexico) and cinematography at the UNAM’s University Center for Cinematographic Studies.
He has worked as an Editor in feature films and television series.
After completing his studies, his personal creation has focused on documentaries. He directed the feature-length “Cárcel de carne” (Jail of Flesh), which received awards, including Best Mexican Documentary at the Cancun Film Festival, and an honorable mention at DOCSDF (Mexico City International Documentary Film Festival).
He then directed the short-length documentary “Sólo pase la persona que se va a retratar” (Only the Person to be Photographed Can Enter) for which he received awards, including the “Ariel” from the Mexican Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences for the best short-length documentary of 2010.
He recently began teaching, giving a workshop for young students on short documentary films. On four occasions he has been a member of the jury in national competitions for documentary films.

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