Manuel de Coco was born in 1975 in Athens, Greece. He is a film director and writer, best known for his poetic and transcendent film language. He is also known for going to extreme places to explore humanity’s relationship with spirituality. He has also worked in documentaries, commercials, conferences and TV projects around the world.
"A plunge into the unknown brings together something magical exceeding everyday life."
"Our soul is an unknown land, which few have managed to explore."
FILMING UNKNOWN LAND
Μanuel de Coco filmed his first feature film “Unknown Land” in Socotra Island in Yemen during the Arab Spring
WORLD PREMIERE FOR UNKNOWN LAND
Μanuel de Coco’s Unknown Land premiered in Tehran in Iran and won the Best Feature Film Award
Tarkovsky Film FestivalManuel de Coco at Tarcovsky Film Festival in Russia
PEACE AWARD FOR MANUEL DE COCO
Manuel de Coco won the Best Director Peace Award for “Unknown Land” at Gothenburg Independent Film Festival
INVISIBLE WORLD SHAMBHALAAfter a 13-year period of filming in 9 countries “Shambhala” is finally completed in Tibet.