Brunch with Anna Margarita Albelo
Coming Soon! • 30m
2020 Spirit Award nominee, Anna Margarita Albelo is an out, Cuban-American writer, director and producer working in film, television, and digital content. Based in Los Angeles, Anna is developing a feature film with Issa Rae and Deniese Davis' Color Creative. Her 2014 award winning feature, "Who's Afraid of Vagina Wolf?" was released theatrically in France and her 2008 short film, "The Turkey" screened at the Cannes Film Festival 2008. She also served as a juror for the Cannes Film festival Queer Palm Award in 2014 and as an ambassador for the Queer Palm in 2019. As a producer, Anna produced "Wild Nights with Emily" by Madeleine Olnek starring Molly Shannon in 2018 (Nominated for the John Cassavetes Award, Spirit Award 2020), as well as, an 8-part series for Anthony Bourdain/The Perfect Dish Asia/CNN, Summer, 2017. Anna spent the first 15 years of her career in Paris, France and was a regular collaborator for French network, Canal Plus, writing and directing several broadcast documentaries and shorts on LGBT culture, also appearing as a recurring correspondent for the series, "L'Oeil de Links." Her body of work, screened in over 150 international festivals, blends narrative, documentary, and comedic elements into a unique story-telling style that has become her trademark. LA Weekly calls her work, "Riveting" and IndieWire spotlighted her as a "Filmmaker to watch!"