Bellagio Residents/

Jorge Thielen Armand

April 2022 Cohort

Bellagio Residency: April 2022

Project: “La Muerte No Tiene Dueño”

Jorge Thielen Armand is a Venezuelan-Canadian filmmaker whose first feature film LA SOLEDAD premiered at the Venice Film Festival, followed by over 60 festivals. His second feature film, LA FORTALEZA premiered at the Rotterdam Film Festival. His films have received over 30 awards combined. Thielen Armand came to Bellagio in April 2022 to write his third feature film LA MUERTE NO TIENE DUEÑO, a story of defining justice and land-ownership amid the Venezuelan crisis. He is a 2021 Guggenheim Fellow and a founding partner of the production company LA FAENA.