Jorge Thielen Armand
Jorge Thielen Armand is a Venezuelan director based in Toronto and Caracas. His short film, Flor de la Mar, won the Jury Prize for Best Documentary Short at the 18th Cine Las Americas International Film Festival, and was an official selection of 15 festivals around the world, notably the Margaret Mead Film Festival, Sarasota Film Festival, and RIDM. Jorge is currently directing his first feature film, La Soledad, which was supported by the Venice Biennale College. Jorge holds a Communication Studies BA from Concordia University in Montreal, and is an alumni of the 2014 Hot Docs Accelerator and the RIDM Talent Lab.