Laura González (Uruguay) has produced, written and directed various shortfilms and documentaries in Uruguay, Spain and USA, that have been awarded and selected in more than 100 international film festivals and exhibitions, including:
La Habana, Lakino Berlín, Rencontres du Cinema Sud – Américain de Marseille (France), Chicago Latino (USA), Cine Las Américas (USA), Uruguay IFF, among others. Among her titles: ¨ Every time I remember, I forget¨ and ¨The Football¨.
Laura has been selected as one of the 300 up-and-coming filmmakers from around the world by Berlinale Talents 2014, Berlin International Film Festival.
Name: Laura González
Lives in: Bristol, United Kingdom
Company: La Uruguaya Films
Occupation: Screenwriter, Director and Producer
Film by Laura Gonzalez (Drama) Producer, Director, Writer
Cada vez que me acuerdo, me olvido/ Every time I remember, I forget
Film (short) by Laura Gonzalez (Drama and Family) Producer, Director, Writer When Rosa, a Colombian girl, starts taking care of Maria, a Spanish old lady that suffers from Alzheimer, a special relationship begins. The old lady keeps going back to her childhood during the Spanish civil war and Rosa, who comes from a country at war, soon understands the old lady better than her own daughter. Written by Anonymous
La pelota de futbol/ The Football
Film (short) by Laura Gonzalez (Drama and Family) Producer, Director, Writer A Latino boy, a Spanish girl and a Moroccan boy want to play football together but their parents do not allow them to relate to each other.
Third Best Shortfilm ¨Gaziantep International Shortfilm Competition (Turkey) / CADA VEZ QUE ME ACUERDO, ME OLVIDO / EVERY TIME I REMEMBER, I FORGET
Best Uruguayan Shortfilm Award, Malcine Internacional Film Festival (Uruguay) / LA PELOTA DE FÚTBOL / THE FOOTBALL
Public Award at "SOS Against Racism" (Madrid, Spain) / LA PELOTA DE FÚTBOL / THE FOOTBALL
Second Award, Tikinó, Gipsy International Audiovisual Competition¨ (Granada, Spain)/LA PELOTA DE FÚTBOL / THE FOOTBALL
Special Mention, El Ojo Cojo Internacional Film Festival (Madrid, Spain)/LA PELOTA DE FÚTBOL / THE FOOTBALL
Declared of Cultural Interest by Doctors of the World (Spain)/LA PELOTA DE FÚTBOL / THE FOOTBALL
Selected among the top 10 shortfilms directed by women in Spain, "TRAMA, Cortos en Femenino" (Spain)/LA PELOTA DE FÚTBOL / THE FOOTBALL
Public Award - Sólo para Cortos¨ / ¨Just for shorts¨ film festival (Barcelona) /UN CANDOMBE PARA DOÑA SOLEDAD / GRANNY ESTHER
Best Script Award - Festival de Cortometrajes de Punta del Este, Malcine (Uruguay) /UN CANDOMBE PARA DOÑA SOLEDAD / GRANNY ESTHER