Mauricio Arango is an award-winning director from Colombia. He is a graduate of the Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá, where he studied film and television. He has directed several award-winning short films and documentaries.
Arango’s first major work was the documentary “La vida de una Cámara” (The Life of a Camera). It was screened at the Cannes Film Festival in 2011, where it won the Jury Prize. This success led to his first feature film, “La otra mirada” (The Other Look), which was released in Colombia in 2014. The film was nominated for several awards, including the Goya Award for Best New Director.
His second feature film was the psychological drama “La llorona” (The Weeping Woman), which was released in 2016. The film was critically acclaimed and won several awards, including the Audience Award at the Miami International Film Festival and the Best Film Award at the Cartagena International Film Festival.
Arango’s third feature, “La tierra de los muertos” (The Land of the Dead), was released in 2018. The film, which is set in the Colombian jungle, tells the story of a group of survivors who are trying to survive a zombie apocalypse. The film was a box office success and was praised for its strong performances and gripping story.
In 2020, Arango released his fourth feature film, “En el ojo del huracán” (In the Eye of the Storm). The film is a thriller about a group of people who are trapped in a ruthless dictatorship. The film was praised for its visual style and gripping story.
Arango is one of Colombia’s most acclaimed directors. His films have been praised for their originality and emotional depth. He has also been praised for his visual style and ability to capture the beauty of Colombia in his films. He is a director who is constantly pushing the boundaries of filmmaking.