Angela is an award-winning film director and writer devoted to create meaningful films from a sensitive and poetic perspective. Her films have been selected at international film festivals around the globe including the Palm Springs Film Festival, SXSW and Cannes. In 2009 she won the HBO Changemaker Award with her film "Exiled in America". Her film "Frente Noreste," starring Mexican Academy Award winners Evangelina Sosa and Luis Felipe Tovar, won the C.W. Hacket Award as an outstanding work for Latin America and was acquired by PBS for broadcasting in the United States. Her latest film "The Trigger" won a grant by the highly competitive Texas Filmmakers Production Fund and is in development as a feature film.
Angela holds a Bachelor's degree in Communication from the Monterrey Institute of Technology and an MFA in Film Production from the University of Texas at Austin and teaches film production at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles.
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