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Sebastián Silva

Sebastián Silva is a director, writer, painter and musician. His second feature The Maid won the Grand Jury Prize at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival. Silva has since gained international recognition with his last films; Cristal Fairy & The Magical Cactus (2013) and Magic Magic (2013), both starring Michael Cera, and his latest Nasty Baby (2015) starring Silva and Kristen Wiig. Born and raised in Santiago, Chile, the director is now based in New York City where he is developing his two next feature projects including a French-language film he will shoot in France.

To coincide with his short Dolfun presented on Le CiNéMa Club,  the director shares five of his favorite animal driven films.

01

Zoo, Frederick Wiseman, 1993

02

Animal Love, Ulrich Seidl, 1996

03

Bambi, James Algar & Samuel Armstrong, 1942

04

My Monkey Baby, Lynn Alleway, 2009

05

Koko: A Talking Gorilla, Barbet Schroeder, 1978

01 Zoo, Frederick Wiseman, 1993

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02 Animal Love, Ulrich Seidl, 1996

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03 Bambi, James Algar & Samuel Armstrong, 1942

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04 My Monkey Baby, Lynn Alleway, 2009

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05 Koko: A Talking Gorilla, Barbet Schroeder, 1978

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