Michel LIPKES (1978, Mexico) studied at the CCC film school from 1999 to 2006. During his studies he started working as programme director for Mexico City´s international film festival. Since then he has programmed for the Guadalajara International Film Festival and the Cineteca Nacional, amongst others. His short films have been awarded at various festivals. Malaventura is his feature debut.
Escupir contra el viento/Spitting Against the Wind (2005, short), El niño sin piernas no puede bailar/The Legless Boy Cannot Dance (2008, short), Malaventura (2011)