Posted by Marilyn Mijares on September 24, 2020
Barbara Cigarroa is a Mexican-American filmmaker and storyteller from South Texas.Her short film “Marta Rosa,” was an official selection at dozens of international film festivals, including Austin, New Orleans, and Palm Springs, where it won Panavision’s “Best North American” short and IndieWire named it “Best of the Fest.” Her short film “Dios Nunca Muere” had its world premiere at the 2018 NewYork Film Festival.
Cigarroa was a 2015 Latino Lens Narrative Shorts Incubator selection. Barbara was supported at the 2019 Sundance Screenwriters Lab, where she was the recipient of the Sundance Latinx Fellowship with her project “El Otro Lado,”which was also featured at IFP's 2018 No Borders Co-Production Market. Her short film “Dios Nunca Muere” had its world premiere at the 2018 NewYork Film Festival.
Check out Barbara's work here!