Natalia Almada is a recipient of the 2012 MacArthur “Genius” Award, and the 2009 Sundance Documentary Directing Award for her film El General, Todo lo demás (Everything Else). Her first narrative feature, starring Academy-award nominated Adriana Barraza, premiered at the 2016 New York Film Festival. Almada’s 2011 film El Velador premiered at New Directors/New Films and the Cannes’ Directors’ Fortnight. Her previous credits include All Water Has a Perfect Memory, an experimental short film that received international recognition; and Al Otro Lado, her award-winning debut feature documentary about immigration, drug trafficking and corrido music. Almada’s films have screened at Documenta 13, The Museum of Modern Art, The Guggenheim Museum, and The 2008 Whitney Biennial. All three feature documentaries have been broadcast on the award-winning series POV. Almada has received the Guggenheim, USA Artists, Alpert and MacDowell fellowships.
|June 26, 16:45 - 18:00||4th Session – Film|