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Diego Mondaca


Born in Bolivia in 1980, Mondaca graduated from Escuela Internacionla de Cine y TV (EICTV) in Cuba.


His thesis documentary, The Chirola, was awarded prizes in prestigious festivals such as IDFA, Biarritz, Mar del Plata, É Tudo Verdade and more. 


He was awarded an exchange scholarship in documentary direction at the Filmakademie Baden Württemberg (Germany).


His full length documentary, Citadel, was presented in the official selection of IDFA 2011 and awarded production funds from World Cinema Fund – Berlinale, JanVrijman Fund – IDFA and Latin Side of the DocDocBsAs Best Documentary Project.


Chaco was awarded the Best Feature Project at BAL.BAFICI 2012 and will be Mondaca’s first feature film.

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