Laura Bermúdez (Honduras)

Honduran Filmmaker and cultural activist. Postgraduate studies in documentary cinema in Getulio Vargas Foundation in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. “Black I am” her latest short film received the Audience Award in the section “Affirming the Rights of Women” at the Malaga Spanish Film Festival (2018) and was an official selection at the Sheffield International Documentary Film Festival, Sao Paulo International Short Film Festival Kinoforum and New Orleans International Film Festival. She has been a fellow by the American Film Showcase program, Talents Guadalajara, Goethe Institute, Campus Latino and the Ibermedia program receiving international documentary film courses. She is co-founder and active member of the Honduran Women Filmmakers Collective and the co-creator of the First Film Festival Created by Women in Honduras “Alice’s Dream” that was held in 2018 , 2019 and currently 2020 virtual edition. Co-creator of the First Feminist Film Education Program “ A Look of My Own” financed by the Central American Women Fund FCAM. She was the winner of the Gabriel García Márquez development fund and ECAMC production fund for the documentary she is currently working on: “The place where the sun is born” supported by the Mexican Institute of Cinematography.

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