Santiago Mitre

Santiago Mitre


Political spaces are always about dialogue: what you are saying and how you are saying it.    


Born and raised in Buenos Aires in 1980, Santiago Mitre expresses his talents as screenwriter and director. Teaming up with Pablo Trapero, he penned LEONERA (2008), selected in competition at the Festival de Cannes and CARANCHO (2010) and ELEFANTE BLANCO (2012) both selected in Un Certain Regard. In 2011 he cofounded La Union de los Rios, directed his first feature film, THE STUDENT, which went on winning the Special Cine+ Jury Prize in Locarno as well as multiple prizes around the world. The medium length LOS POSIBLES, co-directed with Juan Onofri Barbato premiered in BAFICI in April. His second feature film, PAULINA, won the Nespresso Grand Prize at La Semaine de la Critique. His 2017 film THE SUMMIT screened in Un Certain Regard at the 70th Festival de Cannes.

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