Natalia Almada

"Al Otro Lado" is Natalia Almada's first documentary feature. Her experimental short, All Water Has a Perfect Memory, was an Official Selection at the 2002 Sundance Film Festival and won awards at the Tribeca and Chicago International Film Festivals. In 2003, Almada was a Fellow for both the New York Foundation for the Arts and the NALIP Latino Producers Academy. She recently received a Creative Capital Grant for her new project, El General. A native of Mexico who spent her childhood on both sides of the border, Almada received an MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design. She lives and works in Brooklyn.

Production Credits

Natalia Almada

Tommaso Fiacchino
Kent Rogowski

Director of Photography
Chuy Chavez

Additional Camera
Natalia Almada

Natalia Almada

Consulting Editor
Sam Pollard

Post Production
Offhollywood Digital

Joseph Mastantuono

Sound Design & Mix
Mike Frank

Music Advisor
Elijah Wald

Historical Advisor
Guillermo Hernandez

Music Supervisor
Christina Kline

Sound Recording
Jorge Luis Sepulveda S.
Yuri Racin
Tom Koester

Production Assistant
Ramiro Rodriguez

Graphic Designer
Kent Rogowski

Copy Editor
Shannon Saia

Archival Footage Researcher
Bonnie Rowan

Rachel Flores

Legal Counsel
Alexis Garcia

Featuring Music By:
Los Tigres del Norte
Chalino Sánchez
Jesse Morales
Jenni Rivera
Paulino Vargas
Miguel Y Miguel
Magdiel Rubio Burgos

Archival Footage
U.S. Dept. Of Homeland Security
Vida Y Muerte: Chalino Sánchez Courtesy of
Cintas Acuario
United States National Archives

Special Thanks
Jesus Almada
Deborah Bright
George Felton
Julian Garza
Pepe Garza
Jorge Hernandez Jr.
Neil Leventhal
Steve Mahrer
Juan S. Millan
Beni Matias
Miguel Y Miguel
Bruce Parks
Cybele Prichett
Lourdes Reyes
Chiquis Rivera
Jared Rosenberg
Marta Sanchez
Jose Luis Velez
Debra Zimmerman
Andrea Zortman

Fiscal Sponsorship
Women Make Movies

A Selected Project Of Tribeca All Access,
A Program Of The Tribeca Film Institute

A Selected Project Of The Nalip Producers Academy

Funding For This Program Was Provided By
Sundance Institute Documentary Fund
Ben Goldhirsh
Arizona Humanities Council
The Hyde Foundation
Alicia Rodriguez And
Gabriel Guerra Mondragón

"Al Otro Lado" is an Altamura Films Production,
Co-Produced by P.O.V./American Documentary, Inc.
and Latino Public Broadcasting with
major funding provided by
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting

Executive Producer for LPB
Luca Bentivoglio

Executive Producer For P.O.V./American Documentary, Inc.
Cara Mertes

This program was produced by Altamura Films which is solely responsible for its content.

Copyright ©2006 Altamura Films