Carlos Felipe Montoya

Carlos Felipe Montoya

Colombia

Biography

Born in Medellín, Colombia in 1981, he studied philosophy at the Universidad de Antioquia, followed by creative writing at the Universidad Nacional de Colombia. He made his directing debut in 2003 with the documentary MY SISTER'S HOUSE. In his documentaries, he works with indigenous and farming communities throughout Colombia. WATER PATH, his first short fiction film, premiered at Generation in 2015 and went on to screen and win prizes at several other festivals. In 2016, it won the Premio Macondo of the Academia Colombiana de Artes y Ciencias Cinematográficas for Best Short Film.

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