World Cinema Amsterdam | Internationaal filmfestival | 14 – 23 Augustus 2015

Jonás Cuarón

Born in Mexico City in 1983, Jonás Cuarón received his B.F.A. in Fine Arts from New York’s Vassar College. In 2001, Jonás co-wrote and co-directed his first short 8 Stories with Colt Haussman, which was awarded Best Film in the U.S. National High School Film Festival. In 2003, he co-wrote and directed the short Un Disparejo. In 2007, Jonás directed The Shock Doctrine, a short film by Alfonso Cuarón and Naomi Klein, about Klein’s book of the same name, which premiered at the 2007 Corto Cortissimo section of the Venice Film Festival. Also in 2007, Jonás completed Año uña, which he wrote, directed, co-produced and edited. It is his first feature-length film, and was selected to screen at the 2007 Venice Film Festival’s Critic’s Week.

2007 Año uña (Year of the Nail)

2007 The Shock Doctrine
2003 Un Disparejo (Ro-Sham-Bo)
2001 8 Stories