Lorena Best

She was born in Lima and she is a social communication specialist, with a master’s degree in “Social Memory” from the Federal University in Rio de Janeiro. She has worked in Peru doing intercultural, artistic education with audiovisual media for fifteen years. She has known the community of San Agustín since 2002 and between 2012 and 2013 she shot A punto de despegar (Just about to take off) during the last days of San Agustin. In 2015 filmed the documentarie Las Lecturas (The readers). Now she´s currently finishing the feature film Una película elegante (Cool movie) and she´s working in a new film, ¿Usted de nuevo señorita? (about the womens cinema in Perú). Also she colaborates with laboratories and festivals in Latam, like Transcinema and Transfrontera. She is a university teacher and works on film and school projects in Peru.

The Readers
Just about to take off

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