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Alberto Isaac (18 March 1923 – 9 January 1998) was a Mexican swimmer and later a film director and screenwriter.[1] He competed in the 1948 Summer Olympics and the 1952 Summer Olympics.[2]

Alberto Isaac
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Personal information
Full nameAlberto Isaac Ahumada
NationalityMexican
Born(1923-03-18)18 March 1923
Mexico City, Mexico
Died9 January 1998(1998-01-09) (aged 74)
Mexico City, Mexico
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight71 kg (157 lb)
Sport
SportSwimming
StrokesFreestyle

In 1969, he directed the documentary film The Olympics in Mexico which was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.[3] In 1980 he was a member of the jury at the 30th Berlin International Film Festival.[4] In 1987, he was a member of the jury at the 15th Moscow International Film Festival.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Alberto Isaac". myetymology. Retrieved 16 February 2015.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Alberto Isaac". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 8 May 2012.
  3. ^ "The 42nd Academy Awards (1970) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved 11 January 2011.
  4. ^ "Berlinale 1980: Juries". berlinale.de. Retrieved 15 August 2010.
  5. ^ "15th Moscow International Film Festival (1987)". MIFF. Archived from the original on 16 January 2013. Retrieved 18 February 2013.

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