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65th San Sebastian Film Festival
22/30 September 2017 - #65ssiff

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Laura Mora

Laura Mora (Medellin, Colombia. 1981) graduated in Directing and Production from Melbourne’s RMIT University, where she directed the short films West (2006) and Brotherhood (2007). These were followed by Salomé (2011), which received backing from the Colombia Film Development Fund and was selected for numerous international festivals, including Bilbao’s ZINEBI. In 2012 she co-directed, with Carlos Moreno, the series Escobar, winner of the Best Series and Best Director accolades at the India Catalina awards.

The screenplay for her project Matar a Jesús (Killing Jesus) was selected for the co-production market at the Berlin Festival in 2015. The film was shot in 2016 and released in 2017 at the Toronto Festival as well as in the New Directors section of the San Sebastian Festival, where it received the Eroski Youth Award, a Special Mention from the Kutxabank-New Directors Award and the SIGNIS Award.

In 2018 she directed, with Ciro Guerra and Jacques Toulemonde, the first season of the series Frontera Verde (Green Frontier) for Netflix.

She is currently working on her latest project, Los reyes del mundo, winner of the Films in Development Award at the Cine Latino Festival in Toulouse 2018.


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