Private Project

Always with happiness

Fredy is an unemployed 64 year-old-African man, who plays his guitar for a living in Lavapies, the only multicultural neighborhood in Madrid. His stories, tough life, and especially what he hides, help us reveal some of his personal problems.

  • Rodrigo Demirjian
    Director
  • Rodrigo Demirjian
    Writer
  • Rodrigo Demirjian
    Producer
  • Godofredo Mesa Yosin Boya (Fredy)
    Key Cast
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Siempre con Alegria
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Feature
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 1 minute
  • Completion Date:
    March 14, 2017
  • Country of Filming:
    Spain
  • Language:
    Spanish
  • Shooting Format:
    digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Rodrigo Demirjian

Rodrigo Javier Demirjian is a multifaceted and autodidact artist, born in Buenos Aires (Argentina) and resident in Madrid from 2004. His parents are painters, which has greatly influenced his career.
He began his artistic career in the field of music in 1990. Five years later he is attracted to the visual arts, and he acquired his first camera.
Rodrigo kept these two disciplines in parallel until 2001, when he decided to unit them, thus starting his research in the field of experimental video, where he has collected several recognitions.
Later in 2008, he began his cinematographic career as a director, screenwriter and producer, in which he performed a serial of projects where the author’s vision and a production style with a minimal resources dominate.

Cinematographic filmography

-“Los piqueros de patas azules” (short film). Script, direction and production, 2009.
-“Ambiciones Doradas” (medium-length film). Script, direction and production, 2010.
-“Roke rock” (feature film). Script, direction and production, 2011(unpublished).
-“Santa Irene” (short film). Script, direction and production, 2012.
-“Inocencia” (short film). Direction, music and production, 2012.
-“Antiquités” (documentary short film). Script, direction and production, 2012.
-“Alla & Felix” (documentary short film). Script, direction and production, 2013.
-“Una película para el cielo” (documentary feature film). Script, direction and production, 2015 (unpublished).
-“Siempre con alegría” (documentary feature film). Script, direction and production, 2016.

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