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51th Directors’ Fortnight May 15-25, 2019

Yulene Olaizola

(Mexico City, 1983) Her thesis project and Opera Prima, the documentary Intimidades de Shakespeare y Victor Hugo (2008) was awarded in BAFICI, IDFA, La Habana and San Sebastian, among many others. In 2011 she produced and directed her first fiction feature Paraísos artificiales, premiered in Rotterdam and awarded at Tribeca. Fogo is the result of her work during the residency program of the Fogo Island Arts Corporation, in Newfoundland Canada.