Pornomelancholia

TFI Network | 2020

Lalo is a prolific online sex influencer from Oaxaca, Mexico who shares homemade erotic videos to his thousands of followers on social media. Filmmaker Manuel Abramovich uses Lalo’s pornography as a starting point to reflect on the complex relationship between intimacy and performance and the duality of our virtual and everyday lives in an ever-connected world.

Manuel Abramovich Manuel Abramovich
Director

Manuel Abramovich (b. Buenos Aires, 1987) is a director and cinematographer. In 2019, he received the Silver Bear for Best Short Film at Berlinale and the Best Short Film Award at BAFICI for his short... more»

Rachel Daisy Ellis Rachel Daisy Ellis
Producer

Rachel Daisy Ellis holds a Master's degree in Social Policy and Planning from the London School of Economics and previously worked in international development until 2009. In 2010, she co-founded... more»

Gema Juárez Allen Gema Juárez Allen
Producer

Gema Juárez Allen is a film producer based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She has produced over 20 feature-length films -- all international co-productions -- that have screened and received... more»

Additional Credits

David Hurst (Producer)
Martha Orozco (Producer)
Anita Remón (Editor)

Genre: Documentary