Laura Mora

Laura Mora

Colombia

The cinematic challenge may lie in portraying violence through intimacy.    

Biography

Laura Mora was born in Medellín, Colombia. She graduated from film school in Melbourne, Australia. Whilst there, she directed two award-winning shorts, WEST (2006) and BROTHERHOOD (2008), before returning to Colombia in 2009 and working as a script supervisor on several productions. In 2010, Laura was awarded a production grant to make her short SALOMÉ. She went on to direct more than 35 episodes of the award-winning TV series ESCOBAR, EL PATRÓN DEL MAL (2012). In 2014, Mora directed the political period feature BEFORE THE FIRE that premiered in FICCI. KILLING JESUS is her first feature debut selected at FICCI 2018.

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