The Fourth Kingdom

Direction: Adán Aliaga, Alex Lora
Production: Miguel Molina
Photography: Adán Aliaga, Alex Lora
Edition: Adán Aliaga, Alex Lora
Country: Spain
Year: 2017
Duration: 14′
Language: Spanish, English
Valencian Premiere


The Fourth Kingdom is the plastic’s kingdom. It is a centre for immigrants and hopeless people in the New York slums, USA. There, the American dream is still possible… or perhaps it is an environmental reply to the inevitable proof of the progress failed.


Wednesday 17 | 19:00 | Docs a la Plaça
Thursday 18 | 17:00 | Octubre CCC
Saturday 20 | 19:00 | Docs a la Plaça

Adán Aliaga (Spain, 1969) has a degree in film direction and graduated in film history and aesthetics. He made his first film La casa de mi abuela (2006), with which he won the Joris Ivens Award for Best Documentary Film at IDFA, among many other awards. Since then he has filmed five more feature films, obtaining different national and international awards, among which Pilar Miró for the Best First Appearance at the Valladolid Film Festival.

Alex Lora (Spain) has been a finalist of the Academy Awards to Students and has obtained a New York Emmys and a Gaudí Award after being nominated three times. He is based in New York and is considered one of the most promising Spanish filmmakers. His work has received more than 100 awards and has been officially selected at some of the most important film festivals in the world.

Adán Aliaga

  • The Fourth Kingdom (2017)
  • The Pinch (2016)
  • El arca de Noé (2014)
  • Kanimambo (2012)
  • Esquivar y pegar (2011)
  • La mujer del Eternauta (2010)
  • Estigmas (2009)
  • La casa de mi abuela (2005)

Alex Lora

  • The Fourth Kingdom (2017)
  • Parivara (2016)
  • Ways (2015)
  • One Day in Town (2014)
  • Only Solomon Lee (2013)
  • Godka cirka (2013)
  • Matches (2013)
  • Gravity (2012))
  • Us (2011)
  • Yyx (2011)
  • Odysseus’ Gambit (2011)
  • Toccata & Fugue in D Minor (2010)
  • (En)terrados (2009)
  • Robbed Blind (2006)
  • Sin alas (2004)
  • Big Sky Documentary Film Festival
  • Festival Internacional de Cine en Guadalajara
  • Mecal Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes y Animación de Barcelona
  • Athens International Film + Video Festival
  • Festival de Málaga Cine Español
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