Juanita Onzaga

Juanita Onzaga

Colombia

Biography

Juanita Onzaga is a Colombian- Belgian filmmaker who plays with hybrid forms combining fiction and documentary. She graduated in Film Direction from LUCA School of Arts in Bruxelles in 2016 after gaining a BA in Direction of Photography at the Institut des Arts de Diffusion (IAD). Her short film THE JUNGLE KNOWS YOU BETTER THAN YOU DO won the Special Prize of the International Jury for Best Short film at Berlinale Generation 14plus 2017 as well as the VAF Wildcard at Leuven International Short Film Festival 2016, among others. Juanita’s latest short film OUR SONG TO WAR premiered at Cannes Directors’ Fortnight 2018. THE LANDSCAPES THAT YOU SEEK, her debut feature, received support from the Hubert Bals Fund Script and Project Development Bright Future.

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