FICM Mexican

Figueroa, José Luis

Dirección, Guión, Producción. ,

José Luis Figueroa

He studied law at the Autonomous University of Baja California (UABC). His work has been presented at more than 10 film showings and festivals around the world. He participated in the 7th Morelia International Film Festival (FICM) and in the Cine Distrital International Festival: Mexican Film and Other Worlds, Mexico, among other festivals, with his feature-length documentary Tijuaneados anónimos: Una lágrima, una sonrisa (2009); which won the Best Local Film award at the 18th San Diego Latino Film Festival (SDLFF), California. His feature documentary Tierra brillante (2011) won the Best Film award at the 8th Festival International du Film Métiers d’Art, Montpellier, France, and the 1st International Festival of Indigenous Film and Video (FICVI), Puebla. It also won the Culture and Archaeological Heritage Award at the 13th RAI International Festival of Ethnographic Film, Edinburgh, Scotland.