Malena, a young woman from Argentina comes to New York to work as an actress, but she quickly realizes she is not “Latin” enough to play these roles -and that she has too much of an accent to play the “white” roles. Malena will decide to compromise her integrity to succeed.
Written and Directed by Inés Gowland
Inés Gowland is a 25 year old filmmaker born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She studied film, particularly Cinematography, and had the pleasure of working in the independent film community for a couple of years as a DP, AC and Sound Mixer. She also developed as a stand up comedian, performing in several stages in Buenos Aires.
She is currently enrolled in NYU’s Graduate Film Program, where she is developing as a writer/director. She just finished her third narrative project, a 9 minute film called “Latiner,” shot in New York City.
Screening Block A, Friday at 7 PM