ALEJANDRA GRINSCHPUN

Producer

Biography

Biography

Alejandra was born in 1973 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She is a film producer and director. She studied cinema at the Buenos Aires University. She also studied drama with Laura Yusem and acting direction with Rubén Schumacher.

She continued her studies in documentary cinema at the New York University. She studied photography at the International Centre of Photography in New York, in Mexico with Mary Ellen Mark and in Buenos Aires with Adriana Lestido. She did postgraduate studies in Social Anthropology and Politics at FLACSO and took a work experience at POV-PBS in 1999.

During over 6 years she taught photography and film courses to street children in the city of Buenos Aires. The product of this experience was published In the book “OTRA MIRADA. Buenos Aires photographed by street children”, with a prologue of Eduardo Galeano. Winner of the Culture Fund BA and edited by Ateneo.

Among the films she has produced are:

  • THEATRE OF WAR (2018, Lola Arias, Berlinale Forum, CICAE Award &
    Ecumenical Jury Award)
  • SOLDADO (2017, Manuel Abramovich, Berlinale Generation, Nominated to
    Glasshüte Award)
  • 327 CUADERNOS (2015, Andrés Di Tella)

Alejandra has also directed and produced the film AÑOS DE CALLE in which she follows the life of 5 street kids over a period of 15 years. The film premiered at BAFICI and it also participated of the Cartagena, Zurich IFF among other film festivals; as well as the series DESDE LA CALLE.

Alejandra works and lives in Buenos Aires.

Contact

Tel. +54 11 4966 0110
Cel. +54 911 4199 5084
Email. alejandra@gemafilms.com