Teo Hernández

Born in December 23rd, 1939

From Ciudad Hidalgo, Michoacán, Mexico

Teo Hernández Biography

Téo Hernández was born on December 23, 1939 in Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico. After studying architecture, he founded with a friend the CEC (Centro Experimental de Cinematografia), in Mexico City. In 1960, the French Institute of Latin America financed the first project of the group, a documentary that will remain unfinished. He moved to Paris in 1966. From 1968 to 1975, he made films in super 8 in London, Paris, Morocco and Denmark.

Then accompanied by Michel Nedjar with whom he turned "Michel là-bas" in Morocco, he traveled for six years in India, Nepal, Greece ... Back in Paris, he realized Salomé (1976) in the spirit of Oscar Wilde. He meets Gaël Badaud, with whom he begins a long series of collaborations where elements of his own experience are incorporated in the films.

In 1977, he realized Cristo, which will be part of a trilogy on passion with Cristaux and Lacrima Cristi. In 1980, with his friends (Nedjar, Jakobois and Badaud) he founded the group MétroBarbèsRochechou Art.

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Teo Hernández Filmography