FLESH, MIND AND SPIRITat Fondazione Prada

13 January – 1 February, 2016

“Flesh, Mind and Spirit” is a cinematographic retrospective of 15 films chosen by Academy Award-winning director Alejandro González Iñárritu (Mexico City, 1963) in collaboration with Los Angeles Museum of Art Film Curator and film critic Elvis Mitchell. The festival offers a unique occasion to experience the reactions and emotions that the director felt when he first saw these films. As explained by Iñárritu, this extremely eclectic selection has a common factor, these films are all experiences full of emotion. All of them provoked appetites that Iñárritu never knew he had. The full-length films are divided into three categories distinguished by a key word: “Flesh”, “Mind”, “Spirit”. As Elvis Mitchell emphasizes, most of these films are about the family in crisis, and the survival of the family is key to the way Iñárritu works, thinks and feels as an artist and a person.