FICM Mexican

Huezo, Tatiana

Dirección, Edición, Fotografía, Guión. SAN SALVADOR, EL SALVADOR, 1972

She studied at the Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica (CCC), in Mexico City, and received a master’s degree in Documentary Creation from the Pompeu Fabra University, in Barcelona. She participated with her short fiction film, El ombligo del mundo (2001), in the 6th International Film School Festival, CCC, in Mexico City, and the 17th Guadalajara International Film Festival (FICG), among others. Her first feature length documentary, El lugar más pequeño (2011), was shown at more than 50 festivals around the world and received numerous national and international awards, including the Best Documentary Made by a Woman and a Special Mention at the 9th Morelia International Film Festival (FICM); Best International Feature Film at the 17th Visions du Réel – International Documentary Film Festival in Nyon, Switzerland; Best International Feature Film and the FIPRESCI Prize at the 26th Mar del Plata International Film Festival in Argentina; Best International Feature Film at the Korean International Documentary Film Festival (DMZ DOCS); Best International Feature Film and the Verdi Award at the 54th DOK International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film, Germany; and an Ariel for Best Feature Length Documentary at the 54th Ariel Awards, México. Her documentary short film Ausencias (2015) was part of the Official Selection of the 13th FICM and won her an Ariel at the 58th Ariel Awards for Best Short Documentary. Her second documentary feature film,Tempestad (2016), Official Selection of the 14th FICM, had its premiere at the 66th Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale) and won a Special Mention for the Caligari Prize. Tempestad has participated in many national and international festivals, winning the Tim Hetherington Award at Sheffield Doc Fest, United Kingdom; Best Documentary at the Lima International Film Festival, Peru; and the Young Jury Award for the Mexican Platform at the Riviera Maya Film Festival, Mexico. The film also secured a Special Mention at DocumentaMadrid, in Spain, and won the ARRI Amira prize in DOK.Fest Munich, in Germany.