Watani: My land

Watani: My land


United Kingdom



Two girls enjoy a bath with their father. What they call ‘home’ may be something else from now on.


Joan Paüls

Joan Paüls is a young and established Spanish film director with more than 10 years of directing experience now. He did his first short film at the age of 17 and during the next years he directed and wrote more than eight short films that have traveled around the world being nominated in more than 45 festivals with 5 different films awarded. On the meantime, he also excelled the prestigious MA Directing Fiction at Goldsmiths University, becoming insatiable. In 2014, he co-founded his own production company Kill the Film (killthefilm), opening his scope to the world of music videos and commercials, working with artists as Marsal Ventura, Crooked Colours, Madison Mars or Joe Stone and labels such Spinnin' Records, Sony Music, Clipper's Sounds, Falcona Music or Sweat It Out Music. In three years, he positioned the company as one of the main EDM music video producers at the time. He didn't stop there and he also worked for other big companies such as Somesuch, one of the top global companies, Magic Light Pictures, with several Academy Award nominations, RCR Films or Harold Entertainment, one of the world top advertising companies.

Written by:

Produced by:

Micaela Assaad


Danny Darren, Olivia Anastasiades, Stephanie Anastasiades

Director of Photography: Gerard Puigmal; VFX Artist: Dan Pryor; Soundtrack: Jean-Pierre Waksman

Screened at:

Short Films Handicapped session 3

Cinema Albéniz
Room 8
23:00 hrs

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