Marta Bautís, born in Argentina, has directed a number of documentaries dealing with social issues in Latin America. Her films, telling stories of struggle and hope, have been screened at numerous international film festivals.
Natalia Cabral and Oriol Estrada are award-winning filmmakers whose work live on the borderlines of fiction and nonfiction. Their debut documentary film "You and Me" premiered at Visions du Réel and won several awards at Cartagena IFF, Trinidad & Tobago IFF, Havana IFF, among others. Their second documentary "Site of Sites" premiered at the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) and was part of the Film Society of Lincoln Center’s Neighboring Scenes Showcase. “Site of Sites” was listed as one of the 35 best Latin American Films of 2017 by Cinema Tropical. Graduates of the prestigious EICTV Cuban Film School, Natalia and Oriol found Faula Films in 2012 in order to provide a creative platform for the development and co-production of independent filmmaking in Dominican Republic. “Miriam Lies” is their first fiction film, coproduced with Spanish arthouse production company Mallerich Films Paco Poch.
Alberto Luberta, the late celebrated director and political activist, enjoyed a prolific career in radio, television, and film. Luberta was a member of the 26th of July Movement in Cuba and part of the Communist Party of Cuba. He spearheaded the creation of Alegrías de Sobremesa. He has been recognized by the ICRT, the Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba (UNEAC), and the Ministry of Culture and Council of State of the Republic of Cuba.