Now En Español is an entertaining portrait of the five dynamic Latina actresses who dub Desperate Housewives for Spanish language audiences in the U.S. as they fight for a more diverse and visible portrayal of themselves and their community.
Date: Saturday, February 20, 3PM
Location: Lehman Auditorium, 202 Altschul Hall
Q&A session with director Andrea Meller to follow screening
Andrea Meller is a Chilean-American, LA based filmmaker. Now En Español premiered at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival and was broadcast nationally on PBS. Meller co-directed Emmy-nominated Hard Road Home (Independent Lens/PBS) and, directed 156 Rivington (Sundance Channel). Her films have screened at SXSW, SilverDocs, Big Sky, and N.Y. & Chicago International Latino Film Festivals, among others. Her shorter work has screened at the Netherlands Architecture Biennale, Museum of the City of N.Y., and Storefront for Art and Architecture. She has worked for National Geographic, MTV, TLC, Food, WE and Style. Andrea is a fellow of the Film Independent Documentary Lab and the PBS/CPB and NALIP Latino Producers Academies.