Juan Manuel Sepúlveda

Juan Manuel Sepúlveda

Mexico

Biography

Documentary Filmmaker and Cinematographer, in 2006 he received the Ariel Award from the Mexican Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for his documentary UNDER THE GROUND. In 2008, THE INFINITE BORDER, his debut film, was selected to participate in the Berlin International Film Festival, and also won the Joris Ivens Award at the International Documentary Film Festival, Cinema du Réel in Paris. He was cinematographer on the film LEAP YEAR, which won the Caméra d´Or at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival. He won the Best Documentary Short Award at the 2011 Cinema du Réel Festival in Paris, with the film THE STRANGE SOUND OF THE LAND BEING OPENED IN A FURROW. His third feature film, THE BALLAD OF OPPENHEIMER PARK was selected at FICCI and Cinéma du Réel. His most recent project THE SHADOW OF THE DESERT is participating in Pitching du Réel 2018. His documentary THE STILL LIFE OF HARLEY PROSPER screened at Cartagena IFF 2018 and will have its international premiere at Visions du Réel 2018.

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