Alejandro Gomez Monteverde
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Alejandro Gomez Monteverde is a Mexican film director. His first film, Bella took top prize at the 2006 Toronto International Film Festival by winning the “People's Choice Award”.
The director of the Department of Citizenship gave Monteverde the "American by Choice" award for Bella's positive contribution to Latino art and culture in the U.S.
Monteverde wrote and directed Bella, a film that took top prize at the 2006 Toronto International Film Festival by winning the “People's Choice Award”.
Monteverde directed and co-wrote Little Boy, a film set during World War II, with a release scheduled for February 2015.
Monteverde married American actress Ali Landry on April 8, 2006 in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. They have three children: daughter Estela Ines and sons Marcelo Alejandro and Valentin Francesco. Valentin's middle name was inspired by Pope Francis, as Landry and Monteverde met him while she was pregnant and he blessed the baby.