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Anna Margarita Albelo

Anna Margarita Albelo Cuban-American filmmaker

Cuban-American filmmaker
Anna Margarita Albelo
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Intro Cuban-American filmmaker
Is Deejay Musician Actor Film actor Film director Writer
From United States of America
Type Film, Television, Stage and Radio Literature Music
Gender female
Birth Miami, USA
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Anna Margarita Albelo is a Cuban-American filmmaker, based in Los Angeles, USA and Paris, France. Her work is known for containing subject matter pertaining to post-modern conceptualizations of identity, namely feminist womanhood and sexuality.

Recent work

In 2008, Anna Margarita Albelo directed the short film The Turkey, which screened at the Cannes Film Festival.

Albelo directed the 2013 lesbian film Who's Afraid of Vagina Wolf?, co-starring herself, Guinevere Turner, and Janina Gavankar. The film was met with praise in LGBT communities and film communities alike, winning multiple awards. Marcie Branco in Curve wrote that "[the film] is a contemplative yet comical take on a question the media says is plaguing women these days: Can we have it all?" In the London Evening Standard, the film's plot and the seductive nature of the character portrayed by Albelo was noted as "charmingly bizarre".

In addition to directing, Albelo has written for Dmitry Lipkin, and produced the Madeleine Olnek biopic on Emily Dickinson, Wild Nights with Emily.


Anna Margarita Albelo staged a riot grrrl stylized parody of t.A.T.u, featuring Anna La Chocha and Laurence Transe-Dancer, at a pride event in 2003.

In 2019, Albelo was under controversy for an apparent lack of transparency in organizing Wynwood Pride, though this was later mediated within the community as the need for security and event maintenance was realized.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 25 Apr 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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