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Nico Pereda

Associate Professor of Film & Media and Undergraduate Advisor

Nico Pereda


6221 Dwinelle

Tuesdays, 1:30-3pm

Nicolas Pereda is a filmmaker whose work explores the everyday through fractured and elliptical
narratives using fiction and documentary tools. He often collaborates with the theater collective
Lagartijas tiradas al sol and actress Teresita Sánchez. His work has been the subject of more than
30 retrospectives worldwide in venues such as Anthology Film Archive, Pacific Film Archive,
Jeonju International Film Festival and TIFF Cinematheque. He has also presented his films in
most major international film festivals including Cannes, Berlin, Venice, Locarno, and Toronto,
as well as in galleries and museums like the Reina Sofía in Madrid, the National Museum of
Modern Art in Paris, the Guggenheim and MoMA in New York. In 2010 he was awarded the
Premio Orizzonti at the Venice Film Festival.