The regulars at a recycling center in Brooklyn, led by a reserved Mexican named René who works and sleeps there, and by the Spanish woman Ana de Luco, make up a community that manages to transcend its situation and turn it into a planet of their own, and on surreal occasions, on the margin of that great fantasy of the "American dream". (LGV)
- Big Sky Documentary Film Festival (2019)
- Guadalajara International Film Festival (2019)
- Malaga Film Festival (2019)
- Atlanta Film Festival (2019)
He has been in the Official Selection of the Sundance on two occasions (Odysseus’ Gambit, 2012; Godka Cirka, 2014). He received three nominations and two NY-Emmy awards for the documentary series Nueva York. Alex also earned a Gaudí from the Catalonian Acadamy, has been nominated three times for his films (Godka Cirka, 2014; Odysseus’ Gambit, 2012 and Enterrados, 2010) and his documentary short film The Fourth Kingdom (2017) was nominated for a Goya Award. He was shortlisted for the Oscar-Student Academy Awards for his film Us in 2012. His documentary, Thy Father’s Chair, made its premiere at the IDFA Amsterdam (2015). His work has received over 100 awards at some of the most internationally acclaimed festivals.
Sin Alas (2004); Rim (2005); Carpe Diem (2006); Mirada Robada (2006); Nómadas (2007); (En)terrados (2009); Toccata & Fugue (2010); YYX (2010); Us (2011); Odysseus´ Gambit (2012); Gravity (2013); Matches (2013); Only Solomon Lee (2013); Godka Cirka (2014); Ways (2016); Parivara (2016); Thy Father's Chair (2016); The Fourth Kingdom (2017).
In 2006, he premiered his first film as a director, La casa de mi abuela, with which he won the Joris Ivens Prize for Best Documentary Film at the IDFA, among many other honors. Since then, he has shot seven more feature films, winning various national and international awards, including a nomination for the European Academy awards, the Pilar Miró Award for Best Debut Film at the Valladolid Film Festival, the Caracola de Oro for Best Film at Alcances, Best Film at the PNR Festival in Madrid, a Special Mention of the Jury at the Malaga Film Festival, a NY-Emmy and Goya Award nomination.
La casa de mi abuela (documental, 2005); Estigmas (2009); Esquivar y pegar (documental, 2011); La mujer del Eternauta (documental, 2012); Kanimambo (2013); El arca de Noé (2014); The Walker (corto, 2015); La pizca (corto documental, 2017); The Fourth Kingdom (corto documental, 2017); Fishbone (2018).