This screening includes Natalia Almada
- Date and time:
- Tues, Oct 28, 2014, From 3–4:15 pm
- 1 hr 15 min
Recipient of the 2009 Sundance Documentary Directing Award for her film El General, Almada’s most recent 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; Al Otro Lado, her award-winning debut feature documentary about immigration, drug trafficking and corrido music. Almada’s films have screened at Documenta13, The Museum of Modern Art, The Guggenheim Museum and The 2008 Whitney Biennial. All three feature documentaries have broadcast on the award-winning series POV. Almada has received the MacArthur, Guggenheim, USA Artists, Alpert and MacDowell fellowships. She graduated with a Masters in Fine Arts in photography from the Rhode Island School of Design and currently lives in Mexico City.
Natalia Almada is scheduled to be present at all events.
Her visit is sponsored by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, College Arts and Humanities Institute, Latino Studies Program, Department of Communication and Culture, Department of American Studies, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Film and Media Studies, and IU Cinema.