Margarita Jimeno was Born in Bogotá, Colombia.
After studying a bit of History, and Fine Arts, she finally decided for filmmaking.
Jimeno moved to New York city in 1997 to attend the School of Visual Arts, where she graduated with a Film and Video degree. She continues living and working in new York city.
Jimeno has participated with her film, and video work in venues such as the Göteborg Film Festival (Sweden), The Brooklyn International film festival (New York), El Mundial del Cortometrage (Argentina), MOCA (The Museum of Modern Art in Los Angeles), La Rebeca Gallery (Bogotá), MAMBO (Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogotá), Bushwick Art Projects (NYC), The Americas Society Art Gallery (New York), and Whitebox (New York).
Jimeno is currently directing and producing "Gogol Bordello Non-Stop," a documentary about the NYC-based Gypsy punk band Gogol Bordello. She is also developing a feature fictional script about Colombian Guerrillas in the 1980s
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SPIT RADIO - Or the Road to Spitiskan