THE MAURITANIA RAILWAY: BACKBONE OF THE SAHARA
SPAIN — MAURITANIA 12 MIN
The Mauritania Railway is a 704-kilometer line linking the iron-mining center of Zouerat with the port of Nouadhibou. Atop a hopper car, we journey through vast Saharan landscapes with the people who rely on the train for their survival.
Spanish film director, cinematographer, photographer, car enthusiast and racer. After graduating with a degree in Visual Communications from the European University of Madrid he went on to write and direct "18 seconds" (2008), "Uyuni" (2010), and "Similo" (2014), short films that have won more than 50 festival awards combined. In 2015 Macgregor wrote, produced, and directed "Los Angeles 1991", which has won numerous film festivals, including the Guadalajara International Film Festival (Mexico). Macgregor is also a sought after director of photography known for his unique visual style and cinematic vision. In his spare time Macgregor enjoys spending time with his growing vintage car collection.
DOKer 2018 — Short Competition