Deep Waters

[Click] A light turns on. They are elusive and hard to see. They inhabit where nothing is. There. In the deep.

Director Bio

Xacio Baño studied cinematography and specialised in film editing. He has produced, written and directed several short films among them ECO (2015), SER E VOLTAR (2014) and ANACOS (2012). He has taken part in several festivals such as Locarno, New Directors / New Films - MoMA, San Sebastian Film Festival, Viennale, Clermont Ferrand, Telluride Film Festival, Mar del Plata, BAFICI, Slamdance, … TROTE, his first fiction feature film, premiered at Locarno film festival in 2018.


  • Directed by:Xacio Baño
  • Written by:Xacio Baño
  • Produced by:Xacio Baño & Tamara Canosa
  • Runtime:25 mins
  • Completion Date:April 1, 2020
  • Country of Origin:Spain
  • Country of Filming:Spain
  • Language:Galician, Spanish
  • Category:Non-Fiction
  • Selection:Main Competition - Programme 8
  • In Person Screening Time & Venue:Nov 5th Bridgeways Ballymahon 3 - 4pm
  • Online Screening TimeNov 6th 10am - 10pm
  • Links: Website

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2022 submission open

Still Voices 2022 Submissions Open

  • Ronan O'Toole
  • December 1st, 2021

The submission call for the 2022 edition of Still Voices is now open.

terence davies festival patron

Terence Davies Becomes Festival Patron

  • Ronan O'Toole
  • November 12th, 2021

We are delighted to announce that Terence Davies is now our Festival Patron.

2021 award winners

Still Voices 2021 Award Winners

  • Ronan O'Toole
  • November 5th, 2021

The Still Voices 2021 Short Film Competition Award Winners.


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