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Nicolas Pereda

Nicolás Pereda

Mexico

Biography

Nicolás Pereda was born in 1982 in Mexico City. He holds a Master of Arts in film directing from York University (Canada). He has made films and videos for several interdisciplinary plays, operas and dance pieces that have been performed in Mexico and Europe. His first feature film ¿Dónde están sus historias? was screened in festivals around the world and won French Critics Discovery Award at the Rencontres Cinemas d’Amérique Latine de Toulouse. His films have been screened in some of the most prestigious film festivals including Cannes, Venice, Rotterdam, Oberhausen, Vienna, and Edinburgh. At he age of 27 he was given his first retrospective by Cine las Americas in Austin, Texas in March of 2010.


Filmography:

¿Dónde están sus historias?/ Where Are Their Stories (73´, Mexico, 2007)
Entrevista con la tierra/ Interview with the Earth (23´, Mexico, 2008)
Juntos/ Together (73´, Mexico, 2009)
Perpetuum Mobile (86´, Mexico/Canada, 2009)
Todo, en fin, el silencio lo ocupaba/ All Things Were Now Overtaken by Silence (62´, Mexico, 2010)
Verano de Goliat (78´, Mexico/Canada, 2010)
Los mejores temas (103', Mexico, 2012)
Matar extraños (63', Mexico/Denmark, 2013)
Venice 70: Future Reloaded (120', USA, 2013)
El palacio (36', Mexico, 2013)
Los ausentes (80', Mexico/Spain/France, 2014)
El Aula Vacía (108', Argentina / Brazil / Colombia / El Salvador / Mexico / Peru / USA / Uruguay, 2015)

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Summer of Goliath

Verano de Goliat (Orig.) / 2011 / Mexico / 78 min

Summer of Goliath is a documentary/fiction hybrid that narrates various stories of the people of the town of Huilotepec in rural Mexico...

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