Carlos A. Gutiérrez
Co-founder and Executive Director of Cinema Tropical
Carlos A. Gutiérrez is a film/video programmer, cultural promoter, and art consultant based in New York City. As a visiting curator, he has presented several film/video cycles at different cultural institutions, such as the Museum of Modern Art, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Film at Lincoln Center, and BAMcinématek. Along with Mahen Bonetti, he was the curator of the 53rd Robert Flaherty Film Seminar. He is a member of the board of directors of Film Forum, is a contributing editor of BOMB Magazine, and has been a member of the jury and selection committees of several international film festivals, such as Morelia, Seattle, Margaret Mead, SANFIC, and DocsDF, among others. He has served as an expert nominator and panelist for the Rockefeller Scholarship Program for Cinema and Audiovisual Arts of Mexico and for the Rolex Mentor and Protégé Art Initiative, as well as a selection panelist for the Academy Awards for film students. He has an MA in Film Studies from New York University and a BA in Communication from Universidad Iberoamericana (Mexico City).