Jayro Bustamante

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Jayro Bustamante
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Jayro Bustamante in 2017
Occupation Director
Years active 2006-present

Jayro Bustamante is a Guatemalan film director and screenwriter.[1] He directed the 2015 film Ixcanul, which was selected as the Guatemalan entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 88th Academy Awards.[2] He was named on the jury for the Best First Feature Award at the 67th Berlin International Film Festival.[3]


  1. ^ "Latin America: Up Next! Jayro Bustamante, Prepping 'Temblores'". Variety. 1 December 2015. Retrieved 27 January 2017.
  2. ^ Hopewell, John (27 August 2015). "'Ixcanul (Volcano)' Chosen as Guatemala's First Ever Academy Awards Entry". Variety. Retrieved 27 August 2015.
  3. ^ "GWFF Best First Feature Award". Berlinale. 27 January 2017. Retrieved 27 January 2017.

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