Director, The Eternal Memory
An Academy Award® Nominated Director and Producer, Maite Alberdi is the first Chilean woman to be nominated for an Oscar®. She has developed a particular style that is characterized by the intimate portrayal of small worlds and her unique approach has led her to become one of the most important voices in Latin American documentary. In 2011, she released her first feature film, The Lifeguard. Through Micromundo, her production company, Maite directed her second film, Tea Time (La Once), which has won more than a dozen international awards and was nominated for the 2016 Goya for Best Ibero-American Film. In 2016, she released the short film I Am Not From Here, which was nominated for the European Film Awards, and she also premiered her third feature film, The Grown-Ups, which received 10 international awards. In Sundance 2020, she premiered The Mole Agent, the first Chilean documentary to be nominated for an Academy Award®. Her latest film, The Eternal Memory, premiered at Sundance 2023, where it won the Grand Jury Award for World Cinema Documentary, and had its international premiere at the Berlin International Film Festival.