Paulina Suárez Hesketh estudió  letras en la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) y el doctorado en historia y teoría del cine en la Universidad de Nueva York (NYU). Ha trabajado como investigadora, escritora, docente, y programadora de cine. A partir de agosto del 2016, es la directora general de Ambulante.

Paulina Suárez Heskth studied Literature at National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and a Doctorate degree in History and Film theory at New York University (NYU). She has worked as a researcher, writer, teacher and film programmer. From August 2010, she is managing director of Ambulante.