Atlantidoc 4 Awards Best Directing Prize to Natalia Almada for EL GENERAL

ATLANTIDOC 4 AWARDS BEST DIRECTING PRIZE TO NATALIA ALMADA FOR ‘EL GENERAL’

LPB would like to congratulate Natalia Almada for receiving the Best Directing Award for EL GENERAL at Atlantidoc 4 in Monevideo, Uruguay. Presided by the Intendente de Canelones, Doctor Marcos Carámbula and the representatives of Atlántida, the Atlantidoc awards were presented by the festival jury: David Baute from Spain, Aldo Garay from Uruguay and Darío Gularte from Brasil. The LPB funded documentary EL GENERAL is a portrait of the Mexican President General Plutarco Elías Calles as told through recordings of the filmmaker’s grandmother. For more information about the festival and the complete list of winners, please visit the festival website at www.atlantidoc.com.

EL GENERAL
Producer: Natalia Almada
Genre: Documentary
1 Episode/ 90 Minutes

 Past and present collide as filmmaker Natalia Almada brings to life audio recordings she inherited about her great-grandfather, General Plutarco Elías Calles, a revolutionary general who became president of Mexico in 1924. Time is blurred in this visually arresting portrait of a family and country living under the shadows of the past. Past and present collide as filmmaker Natalia Almada brings to life audio recordings she inherited about her great-grandfather, General Plutarco Elías Calles, a revolutionary general who became president of Mexico in 1924. Time is blurred in this visually arresting portrait of a family and country living under the shadows of the past. Co-production of ALTAMURA FILMS and ITVS in association with LPB, with funding provided by the CPB and AMERICAN DOCUMENTARY | P.O.V. For more information about the film, please visit the filmmaker’s website at:www.altamurafilms.com.

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