- Patricio Galvez, still from Children of The Enemy
Gorki Glaser-Müller is a freelance film director based in Gothenburg. Gorki came to Sweden from Chile as a thirteen year old and has a background as a professional actor. Ever since he finished Academy of Valand in Gothenburg he's been experimenting with story telling in different forms.
Gorki will world premier with his documentary Children of the Enemy at CPH:DOX in April 2021. The documentary tells the dramatic story of the Swedish-Chilean grandfather Patricio Galvez's struggle to bring home his seven grandchildren from the refugee camp al-Hol in Syria. Patricio's daughter Amanda Gonzales was radicalized and together with her husband Michael Skråmo she moved to Syria in 2014 to join ISIS. The couple were killed in the final battles and left behind their children – whom Patricio desperate attempt to bring home. Gorki was the winner of the Malik Fund Grant in 2019 for developing the documentary.
Other than the documentary, Gorki experiments with VR, MR, 360 film and volumetric recordings. He's now working with the piece Café Glaser-Müller together with the dancer and choreographer Bobbi Jene Smith and also with the piece Beauty vs Pain, a collaboration with GöteborgsOperan.