A Cuban-American native of Miami, Florida, Anna Margarita Albelo graduated from Florida State University and studied film in London as a Bernard Sliger Presidential scholar. Based in Paris since 1993, Albelo has shown a number of her works at the Paris Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, Turin Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, Amsterdam Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, and the LADYFEST in Berlin. She was a semi-finalist at the 2006 AFI Women’s Directing Workshop, and an honoree in the Narrative category at the 2005 IFP New York’s Project Involve. Her feature documentary, Queer Realities and Cultural Amnesia, won the Audience Award for Best Original Soundtrack at the 2005 OUTFEST in Los Angeles. Currently based in the United States, Albelo recently finished shooting her documentary, A Lez in Wonderland, and is working on a feature script, The Papaya Factory.
Tribeca All Access® | 2007