Luis Gutierrez Arias
Visiting Assistant Professor
Luis Gutiérrez Arias (b.1990) makes films that explore notions of nationalism, decoloniality and territory through human relationship to landscape. His work has been shown at Sundance, DokLeipzig, Full Frame, Melbourne IFF, Images, Message to Man, Dokufest Kosovo and Ambulante, among others. His short documentary, It’s Going to be Beautiful (2018), received an award for best cinematography at Tacoma Film Festival and he was selected to be part of the Berlinale Talents Guadalajara 2015 and was a fellow during the 2019 DocsKingdom seminar. Luis is currently developing his first feature film Todo lo sólido (All that is solid), an experimental documentary shot in Cuba, which received the Sundance Documentary Fund. He is co-founder of Bahía Colectiva, a community of filmmakers that collaborate in process, practice and curation.