La Macana

This short film will screen with other short films in Block 1 | Youth, Truth, and Resistance
Friday, December 9th at 12pm
Palm Springs Art Museum. Palm Springs, California.
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Recently divorced Carmen and Franco work through their fervent relationship to support their daughter Sol when she gets her period for the first time.

Director Biography – Maria Eugenia Mealla

Maria Mealla was conjured in the Andes Mountains of Bolivia. She spent her forming years traveling back and forth between Bolivia and the United States, crafting her writing and directing skills for the stage. Mealla attended St. Edward’s University in Austin, TX where she received a BA in Theater Arts before moving to the Bay Area where she ventured into independent filmmaking through work trade by collaborating with other filmmakers. She founded the San Francisco chapter of the Film Fatales Shorts, which later became Cinefemme, and led the group of female-identifying filmmakers for 5 years. Mealla’s short and episodic content has been showcased at festivals across the country and platforms including WhoHaHa, and The Muff Society. She has spent the last five years working as a commercial producer and director at agencies across the Bay Area. Her award-winning feature debut Bring me an Avocado is now streaming on Amazon Prime.

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