Paula Gaitán was born in Paris in 1954. She is an artist, a photographer, a poet and a filmmaker. After graduating in Visual Arts from Los Andes University in Bogotá (Colombia), Paula started working in film in 1978 as Artistic Director for the great classic by Glauber Rocha, The Age of the Earth. She has directed tens of documentaries, videos, and installations for several individual and collective exhibitions. Her films have been shown in many festivals such as: Bafici, Viennale, Tribecca, Havane, Cartagena, Sao Paulo Mostra International Film Festival, Pesaro, Guadalajara, Amiens, FIDMarseille, San Francisco.