EdmundoEdmundo H. Rodríguez is a highly regarded Puerto Rican film director. Rodríguez is a graduate of the prestigious NYU Tisch School of the Arts. He also studied acting for the camera at UCLA, which taught him how to see filmmaking from the actor’s point of view. He has worked as both producer and director for commercials, videos, documentaries, TV specials and video clips for well-established production houses in his country.

Some of his best known works include the short film Una noche en Hollywood, as well as the feature films: Las dos caras de Jano (2008)and Desamores (2004), based on Wilfredo Mattos Cintrón noir novels. Both films were critically acclaimed at several international film festivals.

His romantic comedy, La fuga (2010), was screened of the 2010 Chicago Latino Film Festival and later selected by the City of Chicago for its annual “Films in The Park Series” event during that summer.

Rodriguez’s most recent work is Hugo, Paco, Luis y tres chicas de rosa. This film was co-produced with DIDA films from Argentina and was selected to open the 25th San Juan International Film Festival. It was also in the official selection of the 7th Dominican Republic Global Film Festival.

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