Laura (TOLEDO, SPAIN, 1985) studied a Master in Creation Documentary at Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona. In 2010, she arrived to Mexico to study film and work as a director and photographer in different cinema projects.
Her feature-length debut, “EL REMOLINO” premiered at the Locarno Film Festival, was selected in more than seventy festivals and awarded for Best Documentary in several festivals such as DocumentaMadrid. Her short “¿ME VAS A GRITAR?” was part of International Selection in Clermont Ferrand, Málaga y Palm Spring. And her latest documentary “La Mami” was premiered at IDFA Feature-length Competition and is part of the Official Selection at MoMA Doc Fortnight, SXSW and Guadalajara between others.
In México, Laura is a member of the film collective Emergenciamx and she is also a co-founding member of La Sandía Digital, Audiovisual Culture Lab. She had worked as Director and Director of Photography during the last 10 years in Latam and Europe, and she has carried out a wide variety of Human Rights campaigns, all of them with a gender perspective.
Laura teach documentary workshops at different Festivals and Institutions such as Locarno Documentary Summer School, Ambulante or MICGender.
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