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Lula Gómez

Journalist and documentalist

Lula Gómez is a versatile journalist with wide-ranging international experience. She has worked for newspapers like El País and regularly writes for other publications, among them Tintalibre, Público, and Ethic, as well as acting as a consultant for advertising agencies. She coordinates the journalism team at the Porcausa Foundation, and has published the books Condenadas al silencio (Espejo de tinta, 2000), about her experiences in a Lima prison, and Diego Hidalgo, la mirada de un filántropo (Siddarth Metha Ediciones, 2012). In the audio-visual field, she has directed the documentary Mujeres al frente, la ley de las más nobles, about how some Colombian women responded to the fact of being embroiled in a war, in addition to publishing a book with the same title. She has just finished filming a story about women prisoners in Córdoba (Spain) and, moreover, is presently working on another film telling the stories of women and the post-conflict situation in Colombia.

Update: 26 April 2019

Has participated in

Living after war: Colombia, when the conflict no longer makes the news

Panel discussion with Catalina Martin-Chico and Lula Gómez