Bia PalmerBia Palmer

Tribeca Film Fellows® | 2018

Bia Palmer is a Brazilian filmmaker (Director and Screenwriter) who spent the first 18 years of her life in a small town deep in Brazil before moving to New York City where she is currently a high school Senior. With an earnest background in performing arts and poetry, Palmer has recently written and directed her first short film “Silky Nightmare” an illustrated poem about vulnerability. A noteworthy aspect of Palmer’s work is her Brazilian roots, which infuse her films and writing with the tender vigor of the country’s cultural diversity. She aims to tell politically conscious narratives through emotional, dynamic storytelling that evokes empathy and consequently equality.