Alberto Gieco

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Alberto Gieco is an Argentine movie maker and educator born in Santa Clara De Buena Vista, Santa Fe, Argentina in 1952. He is mainly active in Brazil and North America. He is currently a professor at Occidental College in Los Angeles and several other schools in Southern California. He has one son, named Giovanni Gieco, who is a writer, model and photographer. He is also cousins and friends with Argentinian folk legend Leon Gieco known as the "Argentine Bob Dylan".

He has been the director and first assistant director for numerous films. He also produced and directed the documentary film Punks, one of, if not the first documentary covering the emergent Punk scene in São Paulo, in the late 1970s and early 1980s. A list of his better known works includes:

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