Luis Arambilet (Angel Luis Arambilet)
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BiographySanto Domingo, Dominican Republic
Angel Luis Arambilet Alvarez Arambilet (born September 16, 1957 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic) is a Spanish-Dominican writer, screen player and film director. Arambilet Won the Dominican National Literary Award in 1994 with the short stories book "Cayenne petals" and again in 2005 with the novel "Neguri's secret". In 2005 he wrote three screenplays: "Neguri's Secret", "The golden manatee mystery" and "Guarocuya". Arambilet also produced, directed and edited "Neguri's secret". In 2006 wrote, directed and edited three short films: "Waltz" (Vals: Official selection of the XXI E. Read more... (La suerte:Official selection and nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the San Fernando Valley International Film Festival 2007). In 2007 also directed In His image/A imagen y semejanza (Official selection XXII Biennial ELJ 2008. Honorable Mention of the Jury); and Caribbean Kuleshov Effect/ Efecto Kuleshov Caribe (Official selection XXII Biennial ELJ 2008). Guest Director at the XV Short Films Festival, Punta Umbria,Huelva, Spain; and in 2010 at the XVI Spanish and Latin American International Film Festival, sponsored by the Cervantes Institute of Manchester & Leeds and Cornerhouse Cinemas, Manchester (UK), where he premiered the first science-fiction short film made in the Dominican Republic: "Specimen 1111". Arambilet is President of the Board of Directors of Fundación Barlovento/Cinema Barlovento, the Writers and Screenwriters Guild of the Dominican Republic (AEGRD), and EGEDA Dominicana. Also, Member of the Board of Directors at the Iberoamerican Federation of Cinematographic and Audiovisual Producers (FIPCA), and the Premios Platino for the Iberoamerican cinema. His feature films "El misterio del manatí de oro" ("The golden Manatee mystery"), "El lejano contrapeso de los astros" ("The distant counterbalance of the stars"), and "Amín Abel" are in pre-production.