Marialuisa ErnstMarialuisa Ernst

Marialuisa Ernst is an award-winning, South American filmmaker based in New York. During the span of her 20-year career, she has exhibited her work at over 30 international film festivals and won Best Film at the Ajijic International Cinema Festival for the short, MY PLACE BY THE WIND. Additionally, she’s been endorsed by several vanguard institutions—including El Museo del Barrio, Cinema Tropical, Film Archives NYC, El Centro Cultural, and The Goethe Institute. Ernst has a BA in film from UNICEN University of Bolivia and was trained as an interdisciplinary artist at UNIACC in Santiago, Chile. 

A Place of Absence

Gucci Tribeca Documentary Fund | 2018
TFI Network | 2019