Sebastian Wiedemann

Sebastian Wiedemann is a Colombian filmmaker-researcher and philosopher, or as he likes to say a practitioner of cinematic modes of experience. His works investigate liminal intersections animated through experimental cinema and philosophy, aware of a possibility for thought-cinema as living poetic ecology, as a possible surface for the affirmation of a Cosmopolitics of Image. His films have screened in venues around the world and have received retrospective shows in Colombia, Brazil, Mexico, Spain, and Ireland. In 2015 his film "Los (De)pendientes" was included in Artforum Magazine's list of the best films of the year and in 2017 he won the Special Jury Prize at the Fronteira Film Festival (Brazil). In 2017 his film "Abismo" was included in the series Ism Ism: Experimental Cinema in Latin America - Los Angeles Filmforum (USA). During 2019-2020 his film "Obatala Film" won several awards in Brazil. And during 2021 his film "Deep Blue" won several awards in Colombia. He is also editor and curator of the online platform Hambre | espacio de cine experimental which focuses on critical experiments seeking dialogue with new tendencies in Latin American avant-garde cinema and where he has edited the books “La Radicalidad de la Imagen. Des-bordando latitudes latinoamericanas. Sobre algunos modos del cine experimental.” (2016) and “Migrant Thoughts. Cinematographic Intersections” (2020). As an author he published the book "Deep Blue: Future Memories of A Livings Cinematic In-Between" (2019).