Natalia Almada was born in Mexico. Her directing credits include ALL WATER HAS A PERFECT MEMORY, an internationally recognized experimental short, AL OTRO LADO, an award-winning feature documentary about immigration and EL GENERAL, for which she was awarded the Sundance Documentary Directing Award in 2009. Almada's work has screened at Sundance, the Museum of Modern Art, and the Whitney Biennial as well as on ARTE and PBS.
She is a 2008 Guggenheim fellow and has received support from Creative Capital, the Sundance Institute, ITVS and the MacDowell Colony, among others. She shares her time between Mexico City and Brooklyn.