Nicolás Pereda (Mexico)

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.


  • ¿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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