Ignacio Agüero is a film director, mainly documentary films, and fiction series for television. He is a titular professor at the University of Chile and has taught film there for the last fifteen years. He was Director of the Master's program in documentary filmmaking between 2012 and 2017. He has been an actor in numerous films. He is currently shooting a documentary film and directs at the University the Red CERO EN CONDUCTA, a network of workshoppers and researchers working on the inclusion of film in school. He has won numerous awards for his films, the latest of which is the Grand Prix at the FID Marseille in 2019, and the Prince Claus Lifetime Achievement Award in 2015. Two books have been published on his work, “El cine de Ignacio Agüero”, by authors Catalina donoso and Valeria de los Ríos, and “Dos o tres cosas que sabemos de él”, by several contributors coordinated by Eva Sangiorgi and Camila Donoso, edited by Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Retrospectives of his films have been held in Barcelona, Mexico City, La Paz, Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, Lima, Trieste and Chile.
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