Yango González

Yango González



Yango González is a Colombian director, producer, and screenwriter. Born in Bogotá in 1974, González has become one of the most acclaimed and sought-after filmmakers in Latin America. He is best known for his award-winning films such as La Hora Cero (2009), El Corazón del Tiempo (2013), and El Abrazo de la Serpiente (2015).

Yango González began his career in the film industry in 1997, when he began working as an assistant director on the television series “Ruta 35”. He worked his way up to become a director in 2001, when he directed the television series “Misión de Sangre”. After directing several more television series, he made his feature film debut in 2009 with the critically acclaimed La Hora Cero. The movie was a box office success and was nominated for several awards, including six Ariel Awards.

In 2013, González released the film El Corazón del Tiempo, which became his most successful film to date. The movie was a critical and commercial success and won numerous awards, including the Grand Jury Prize at the San Sebastián International Film Festival. González’s next film was El Abrazo de la Serpiente, which was released in 2015 and was selected as the Colombian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 88th Academy Awards. The film was a critical and commercial success, and was praised for its unique visual style and powerful storytelling.

Over the course of his career, González has earned numerous awards and nominations, including six Ariel Awards, two Goya Awards, and one Academy Award nomination. He is also a member of the Colombian Academy of Cinematography, and in 2016 he was awarded the Order of Arts and Letters by the French Ministry of Culture.

Yango González has cemented his place as one of the most important filmmakers in Latin America. His films are praised for their beautiful visual style, powerful storytelling, and for tackling important social and political issues. He is an inspiration to aspiring filmmakers and a symbol of creativity and excellence in Colombian cinema.

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