Laura Mora Ortega

Film Director, Colombia

Laura Mora was born in Medellín, Colombia in 1981. She graduated from film school in Melbourne, Australia. Whilst there, she directed two award-winning short films: West and Brotherhood. In 2012, she went on to direct next to Colombia´s top director Carlos Moreno, more than 35 episodes of the award winning TV series Pablo Escobar, The Drug Lord (2012) about the life of the infamous drug lord. Killing Jesus (2017) is her debut feature film. (Cairo International Film Festival 2017, catalogue)

Awarded Films

  • Killing Jesus
    in 39th Cairo International Film Festival