Director Bio: Gabri Christa (SHEILA)

Gabri Christa is an award winning dance and filmmaker who hails from Curaçao, Dutch Caribbean and lives in New York. Awards include a Guggenheim for choreography, an ABC television award for Creative Excellence for her short film High School and Pangea Day Festival’s One of the World’s 100 most promising Filmmakers distinction. Both her films KASITA and One Day at a Time, can be seen at KweliTV. Current Short films are SON and SHEILA an experimental bio doc about Sheila Rohan. As a dancer she worked a.o. with the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance company and danced choreographed with Danza Contemporanea de Cuba and DanzAbierta and in her own work.

Director Statement

I make work that helps to create understanding for our common humanity, and tell stories that feature protagonists of color, with different abilities or ages. I’m an experimental filmmaker at heart.

By experimentalfilmfestival

Festival occurs 3 times a month! Showcased the best of experimental short films and music videos from around the world.

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