Alejo Crisóstomo (Guatemala)

Alejo Crisóstomo was born in Guatemala. He studied at the Film School of Chile and has attended several workshops on screenwriting, filmmaking and social documentary. He was invited to the Berlinale Talent Campus in 2005 and 2009, to the Visionary Campus at the Guadalajara International Film Festival and to IberTalent at the Cinema Jove International Film Festival in Valencia, Spain, in 2008. He edited the feature film Donde acaban los caminos, by Carlos García Agraz, and has directed various short films, documentaries and television shows in Guatemala, Mexico and Chile, among which the short film Blanca and the documentary Qak’aslemal. Alejo is currently distributing his animation series Las aventuras de Junajpu’ y Luna and post-producing his first feature film, Fe, which has received the support of the French National Center for Filmmaking, the Fund for Audiovisual Development in Central America and the Caribbean (Cinergia), the Göteborg International Film Festival in Sweden and the Ibermedia Program.

The Greatest House in the World (co-written with Ana Virginia Bojórquez) — With freedom comes responsibility.