Born in Barcelona in 1988. His debut film MBAH JHIWO / ANCIENT SOUL has been selected for the Forum section
Alvaro Gurrea (Barcelona, 1988) holds a degree in Economics from the University of Barcelona and a Master's degree in Creative Documentary from the Pompeu Fabra University. Since 2015 he collaborates with the contemporary art fair Swab Barcelona, where he has directed projects and curated exhibitions. In 2016 he presented the short film CROSSBOUNDARIES at Arts Santa Monica and in 2021 he premiers his first feature film MBAH JHIWO / ANCIENT SOUL, developed over 5 years with a rural community in East Java, in the Forum section of the Berlin Film Festival.