Almudena Carracedo

Director/Producer
Semilla Verde Productions Ltd.
Participates in 1 Session

Born in Madrid, Spain, Almudena developed her professional career in the US, where she directed and produced her debut film, the Emmy-winning feature documentary Made in L.A. In 2012, Almudena returned to her native Spain to begin work on The Silence of Others, in collaboration with Robert Bahar. After 7 years of work, The Silence of Others premiered at the 2018 Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale), where it won both the Audience Award (Panorama) and the Peace Film Prize. Following Berlin, The Silence of Others won the Grand Jury Award at Sheffield Doc/Fest, the Founders Award for Best Foreign NonFiction Film at Michael Moore’s Traverse City Film Festival, Top 10 Audience Favourite at HotDocs, and it is currently screening at festivals around the world. Previously, her short documentary Welcome, A Docu-Journey of Impressions, won Silverdocs' Sterling Prize.

Almudena is a Guggenheim Fellow, a Creative Capital Fellow, a Sundance Time Warner Documentary Fellow, a United States Artists Fellow, and the recipient of an honorary doctorate from Illinois Wesleyan University.

Sessions in which Almudena Carracedo participates

Tuesday September 25, 2018

2:30 PM
2:30 PM