Natalia Almada‘s Sundance Award-winning film, El General, makes its New York City theatrical premiere next week at Lincoln Center’s Walter Reade Theater. Presented by the Film Society of Lincoln Center, El General will screen as part of the Latinbeat 2009 series. The premiere on Tuesday, September 15 will be followed by a reception with the filmmaker. Visit Lincoln Center’s website for more information about the screening.
Natalia, a POV alum (Al Otro Lado, 2006), won the Documentary Director Award at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival. El General will be broadcast as a part of POV’s 23rd season in 2010.
Natalia will also be participating in a panel discussion titled Latin-O-America tonight, Thursday, September 10, at Walter Reade. The panel features established and emerging directors from across the Latino/Latin American diaspora.