Yolanda Pividal
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Yolanda Pividal is a Spanish documentary filmmaker and multimedia journalist based between New York and Madrid. Her documentary films ("Two dollar dance", "Tijuana nada más", "Of Kites and Borders") mostly focused on the impact of geopolitical borders in the lives of women and children and “in-between” cultures, have been awarded and exhibited in festivals and theaters internationally. Her work has also received support and recognition from The IFP and Fledgling Fund (Best Emerging Latino filmmaker Award), the International Documentary Association, the New York Council of Arts, the National Board of the Review, the Chicken and Egg pictures grant, and the International Filmmaker-in-residence fellowship by the Jacob Burns Film Center, where she led the ground-breaking educational, visual and community program for immigrant populations "Life as a Novela". As a TV producer, Yolanda has received four New York Emmy Awards and the Golden Communicator Award from the American Academy of Visual and Interactive Arts for her work on the show about Latinx culture "Nueva York" CUNY TV. She currently juggles motherhood with the development of her new documentary project "A Witch Story", a film born in the context of the International Campaign for the Memory of Women Persecuted for Witchcraft.

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