Álvaro Guzmán Bastida

United States, 2020

Álvaro Guzmán Bastida (Pamplona, 1990) is a Spanish-born, Brooklyn-based writer and filmmaker. His work focuses on critical analyses of the political economy, migration and culture. He directed and co-wrote the documentary short "This is Not a Love Story" (2016), and wrote the documentary short "Liminal Time" (2020). As a producer, he has worked at Al Jazeera English and was an Associate Producer in the Netflix Documentary series "Unnatural Selection" (2019) and "Immigration Nation" (2020). He holds an M.S. in Journalism and an M.A. in Politics and Government, both from Columbia University, and has also worked a reporter and writer for newspapers in magazines such as CTXT and El País, in Spain, and others in Argentina, the UK, and the Netherlands. He is the author of the book "Trump as a Symptom", published in 2019 by the Spanish imprint Lengua de Trapo.


Application period

United States, 2020

Host university or research centre

Columbia University, New York, NY

Studies pursued with the fellowship

MFA in Film Screenwriting/Directing

Type of studies

Master degree or equivalent

Speciality of studies pursued with the fellowship

Cinema and audiovisual communication

Home university

Universidad de Navarra

Home speciality

Cinema and audiovisual communication