Ciro Guerra



Ciro Guerra was born in Río de Oro (Cesar, Colombia) in 1981. His first two feature films, THE WANDERING SHADOWS (2004) and THE WIND JOURNEYS (2009) were shown at over 160 international film festivals, including Cannes, Toronto, San Sebastian, Locarno and Tribeca. THE WIND JOURNEYS premiered at Un Certain Regard at Cannes, and both films were chosen as Colombia’s official entries for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Film. His third feature film, EMBRACE OF THE SERPENT (2015; Berlinale Co-production market 2012) won the Art Cinema Award at the Directors’ Fortnight in Cannes 2015 and is nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the 2016 Academy Awards.

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