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Alejandro Landes

Alejandro Landes

Colombian-Ecuatorian director and screenwriter
Alejandro Landes
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Intro Colombian-Ecuatorian director and screenwriter
Is Journalist Film director Screenwriter Film producer
From Colombia Ecuador
Type Film, TV, Stage & Radio Journalism
Gender male
Birth 1980, São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Age 41 years
Education
Brown University
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Biography

Alejandro Landes Echavarría (born in 1980, São Paulo, Brazil) is a Colombian-Ecuadorian film director, producer, screenwriter, and journalist. He is mainly known for directing Spanish-language films such as Porfirio, a Colombian drama that was based on a true story, and the documentary Cocalero about Evo Morales's successful presidential campaign in Bolivia.

Biography

Landes was born in São Paulo, Brazil to a Colombian mother and Ecuadorian father. Landes received a B.A. in Political Economy from Brown University in 2003.

Prior to becoming a filmmaker, Landes worked as an assistant producer for Oppenheimer Presenta, a weekly news broadcast show. He also wrote for the Miami Herald.

Alejandro’s first film, Cocalero, premiered at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival. His second feature, Porfirio, premiered in the Quinzaine des Réalisateurs at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival.

In 2015 the work on his home, which he named "Casa Bahia", in Miami, Florida was finished. He contributed his own ideas to the building's architectural design.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 21 Jul 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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https://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/08/movies/porfirio-a-documentary-fiction-hybrid-by-alejandro-landes.html
http://www.sundance.org/blogs/news/sundance_institute_announces_12_projects_for_2009_june_directors_and_s
https://web.archive.org/web/20160818111825/http://filmcatalog.nmai.si.edu/person/3785/
http://filmcatalog.nmai.si.edu/person/3785/
http://www.proimagenescolombia.com/secciones/cine_colombiano/perfiles/perfil_persona.php?id_perfil=3912
http://www.wallpaper.com/architecture/inside-director-alejandro-landes-scene-stealing-miami-home
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1622258/
https://vimeo.com/38499499
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