Born in 1971, Mexico City, Carlos Reygadas started making short films in 1998, after studying International Law in Mexico and London. After Batalla en el cielo, he was known for his raw depiction of sex on his films and the use of old or ugly characters. His full-length films received several nominations and awards at international festivals. Batalla en el cielo and Stellet licht were nominated for the Golden Palm in Cannes. Stellet licht won the jury prize in Cannes.
2007 Stellet licht (Silent Light)
2005 Batalla en el cielo (Battle in Heaven)
2001 Japón (Japan)
2010 Revolución (segment ‘This Is My Kingdom’)