“I’m a Hispanic female film director and singer based in Los Angeles that tells stories that empower women with a poetic aesthetic inspired by my Andalusian-gypsy heritage.” – Fany de la Chica
Fany’s music is influenced by her roots in flamenco and infused with jazz, R&B, and pop.
Fany’s first music album Dressed for a Sunday was released recently featuring an alluring mixture of flamenco with jazz and pop. Fany’s short film At Dawn is an official selection for this year’s festival, screening before the film Moon Manor on Saturday at 4pm – Thalian Main. Fany’s films and documentaries have been selected in around one-hundred film festivals, received ten awards, and have been broadcast in Denmark and Spain. Her film, Something to Believe in, was presented at the Academy, won an Emmy at the College Television Awards and was selected at Oscar-qualifying festivals: Cinequest, Nashville Film Festival, and Telluride. De la Chica’s short film, The Looking Ceremony, won the NewView award organized by Glamour magazine and her documentary, Round Trip, was shortlisted for the Academy Awards in Spain. Her feature documentary The Visit was selected in more than thirty festivals and won an award at Houston Film Festival and International Human Rights Bogota Film Festival.
Her work has also been published in the magazine Cinewoman, MovieMaker, and at the Hollywood Reporter. She was selected for Berlinale Talent Campus and Torino Film Lab with her project for the feature film Al Alba. She directed commercials for clients like Google, The Outnet, LIFEWTR. She holds an MFA in Directing/Screenwriting at Columbia University.
This event is FREE and open to the public. No ticket required.