Lisandro Alonso

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Lisandro Alonso
Born (1975-06-02) 2 June 1975 (age 42)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Occupation Film director, screenwriter, producer, film editor
Years active 2001-present

Lisandro Alonso (born 2 June 1975) is an Argentine film director and screenwriter. He has directed six feature-length films and a short film since 2001 and is loosely associated with the New Argentine Cinema movement.[1] His film La libertad was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2001 Cannes Film Festival.[2] His 2014 film Jauja competed in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival,[3] where it won the FIPRESCI Prize.[4] In addition, he was named Film Society of Lincoln Center 2014 Filmmaker in Residence on 24 June 2014.[5]



  1. ^ Andermann, Jens (15 December 2011). New Argentine Cinema. I.B.Tauris. ISBN 9781848854635. 
  2. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Freedom". Retrieved 21 October 2009. 
  3. ^ "2014 Official Selection". Cannes. Retrieved 18 April 2014. 
  4. ^ "Festival Reports - Cannes Film Festival 2014". FIPRESCI. Archived from the original on 23 May 2014. Retrieved 23 May 2014. 
  5. ^ "The Film Society of Lincoln Center Name Lisandro Alonso as Their Filmmaker in Residence". IndieWire. Retrieved 6 October 2014. 

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