Natalia Beristáin

Natalia Beristáin graduated from the Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica in 2008, with a concentration in film directing. Her short film Péces Plátano (Banana Fish) was awarded the Best Mexican Short Film at the 5th Morelia International Film Festival (FICM), and in 2008, it was officially selected at the Cannes Film Festival as part of its Critic’s Week section. Natalia Beristain’s first feature film No Quiero Dormir Sola (She Doesn´t Want to Sleep Alone) premiered at the International Critic’s Week of the Venice International Film Festival in 2012, and in that same year, the film won Best Feature Film at the Morelia International Film Festival and the first Yellow Robin Award at the Curaçao - Rotterdam International Film Festival.