Gael García Bernal is an internationally recognized actor, director and producer. Born in Mexico, he began his career acting in stage productions alongside his parents and later moved to London, where he studied at the Central School for Speech and Drama. Gael has left an indelible mark on the film industry with his performances in films such as Amores Perros, Babel, Y tú mamá también, The Crime of Father Amaro, The Motorcycle Diaries and Coco. He has also shown his versatility in the world of television series, featuring in Mozart in the Jungle and Station Eleven, among others. Furthermore, Gael has also ventured into directing, and his feature films include Déficit and Chicuarotes, as well as short documentary films such as Los invisibles. He is the co-founder and Director of the Ambulante festival, a non-profit event that promotes documentary film in Mexico and abroad. His passion for telling stories and promoting social awareness through cinema led him to open, in 2018, La Corriente del Golfo, a prominent production house dedicated to the creation of film projects, series, theatre and podcasts, together with his colleague Diego Luna.
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