World Cinema Amsterdam | Internationaal filmfestival | 18 – 27 Augustus 2016

Javier van de Couter*

Ma_-_Javier_Van_de_Couter_-_hi_res_web Biography
Javier van de Couter (1975, Carmen de Patagones, Buenos Aires, Argentine) has a Bachelors degree in Fine Arts. Before he directed his first film Perro amarillo (2005), for which he also wrote the screenplay, he acted in several films and television series, amongst others his own debut film. After the short film El chico (2008), for which he also wrote the screenplay, he made Ma. This time again he himself wrote the screenplay.

Awards & festivals
Queer Cinema Award Best Film (Guadalajara Film Festival, Mexico, 2012)
International Film Festival Prague, Czech Republic, 2012
International Film Festival Mannheim-Heidelberg, Germany, 2011

Filmography
Features
2011 Ma
2005 Perro amarillo
Shorts
2008 El chico