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Writer/Director Diego Velasco was born in the US and raised in Venezuela. His first feature, La Hora Cero (The Zero Hour) broke all Venezuelan Box Office records and garnered 35 festival awards. The Lincoln Center's Film Comment Magazine called it "rare and special: an intelligent, finely constructed and wonderfully acted feature with a subversive... See full bio »

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The Zero Hour Director
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 2021 Diary of a Future President (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #2.7 (2021)
 2020 Social Distance (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2020 Teenage Bounty Hunters (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2020 Gentefied (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2019 Orange Is the New Black (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2010 The Zero Hour
 2006 La gran Colombia (Documentary)
 2005 Day Shift (Short)
 2001-2002 Planeta de 6 (TV Series) (37 episodes)
- Chau (2002)
- Entre dos (2002)
- La triple (2002)
- De Rumba (2002)
 2000 Cedula ciudadano (Short)
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He directed his first film during high school in Venezuela when he was 15. Instead of reading a play for Spanish literature class he convinced the teacher to let him make a film instead. It was the only class he ever got an A during high school

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