Visiting Artist: Anna Margarita Albelo

Visiting Artist: Anna Margarita Albelo

The Depot

814 W. Broad Street

Sept. 29th – Sept. 30th

Lecture: Sept. 29th, 2016 1:30pm – 3:00pm

Screening of Who’s Afraid of Vagina Wolf?: Sept. 30th, 11:30am

Sponsored by the Department of Kinetic Imaging and co-sponsored by the Department of photography and film, out Cuban-American director and filmmaker, Anna Margarita Albelo, will give a lecture on September 29th, 2016 at The Depot.

Anna has spent the past 15 years creating stories for both the US and Europe. Her body of work, screened in over 100 international festivals, blends narrative, documentary, and comedic elements into a unique storytelling style that has become her trademark. LA Weekly calls her work, “Riveting” and IndieWire spotlighted her as a “Filmmaker to watch!”

Her 2014 feature directorial debut, “Who’s Afraid of Vagina Wolf?” was released theatrically in France and has garnered several international awards.  She is a regular collaborator for French network, Canal Plus, writing and directing several original documentaries on LGBT culture and a short, “The Turkey” which screened at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival.

Anna also served as a juror at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival for the Queer Palm Award and has been selected for some of the US’s most prestigious film programs: the Tribeca Film Festival’s ALL ACCESS and ON TRACK programs, IFP’s Project Involve, and the Miami International Film Festival’s, “Encuentros” program.

In addition to her lecture, there will be a screening of Who’s Afraid of Vagina Wolf? at the Grace Street Theatre, Friday, September 30th at 11:30am, watch the trailer here.

For more information, check out Anna’s website here.

Published on September 27, 2016

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