Bloc Opératoire
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STORY
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A group of pediatric health workers from the most prestigious hospitals in the country dedicate their days of Easter holidays to travel to the small village of Thionck Essyl, in southern Senegal, with the aim of operating children with malformations and without resources.

The children, accompanied by their mothers, travel hundreds of kilometers to arrive on time for their appointment.

The health team is working marathon days of 12 hours with the challenge of operating the maximum number of children during the 10 days they are in the town. Despite the precariousness and lack of resources, the doctors carry out dozens of operations.

DIRECTOR
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JORDI HOMS

Jordi Homs is a filmmaker and editor. He has an extensive career in the audiovisual sector, and has worked in many formats: television programs, spots, music videos and making of, among others.

In 2000 he founded Lemure, a production company from which he has developed various audiovisual projects for clients such as Televisió de Catalunya, MTV Channel or Danone. He directed the documentaries “Un día de gloria” (“A Day of Glory”, 2011 – Broadcast on TVC) or “Bloc opératoire” (2018). He is currently developing two new documentary projects, “Humor en blanco y negro” and “La manta incómoda”.

CAST & CREW
  • WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY
    Jordi Homs/
  • PRODUCER
    Jordi Homs/
  • COPRODUCER
    Marta Ramírez/
  • EDITOR
    Jordi Homs/ Laura P. Sola/