Heiress of the Wind

My family’s silence inspires my search through a kaleidoscope of memories that will challenge the myth of the Sandinista Revolution, redeeming the pain caused by collective amnesia. 

Cast & Crew

Gloria Carrión Fonseca: Director/Screenwriter
Nicaraguan Screenwriter and Director. She has written and directed a series of short documentary and fiction films that have been screened in national and international film festivals. She has a Masters Degree in Documentary Filmmaking from Universidad del Cine in Buenos Aires, Argentina; a Filmmaking Diploma from Tisch School of the Arts, New York University; and a Msc. in Environment and Development from the London School of Economics, United Kingdom. Heiress of the Wind is her first full-length documentary film.

Natalia Hernández: Producer
She graduated from Complutense University in Madrid and the Spanish Radio and Television Institute with a diploma in Directing for Television. She has a Degree in Communications from Universidad Centro Americana (UCA), in Managua, Nicaragua. Moreover, she has a solid professional experience in television and video production, commercials, short documentary and fiction films including Mañana es una Excusa (2004), La Siesta (2010), and Escultoras de Sueños (2011). She also worked as Casting Director for the Nicaraguan television series such as Contracorriente (2009-2011). She just recently worked as Production Manager for the feature film “The First” (2013), a Spanish and Nicaraguan co-production

T. Woody Richman: Producer
Editor, co-writer and co-producer of the Academy Award-nominated, Sundance favorite and critically acclaimed 2012 film How to Survive a Plague. He co-produced and edited the Academy Award-nominated and Sundance Grand Jury Prize-winning documentary, Trouble the Water.  A long time collaborator of Michel Moore, Woody edited Capitalism a Love Story, Fahrenheit 9/11, winner of the Palme d'Or, and was associate editor of Academy Award-winning Bowling for Columbine.

Genre: Documentary