"Hel City” is designed and edited with anonymous Super 8 material from the 70s, results of the compilation and collection of films by travelers and tourists around the world.
The title is inspired by the name of the scientist Rotman's wife, creator of the anthropomorphic robot in the movie Metropolis and the goddess of the underworld in the Nordic culture. Both with one beautiful side and another cruel one.
Through a woman named Hel, the film reflects on the paradigm changes in the cities and cultures of the planet due to the population explosion. Past, present and future are the axis, approach and questions of this piece that looks at the cities through the rearview mirror to show the way ahead, under the perspective and assuming the oriental conceptions on the notion of time.
“Hel City” is the portrait of a universal Babel."