Alejandra Márquez Abella

Alejandra Márquez Abella

Director, Mexico

Presentation

Alejandra Márquez Abella was born in San Luis Potosí, Mexico, raised in Mexico City, and studied filmmaking at the Centre d’Estudis Cinematographics de Catalunya in Barcelona. Her short film 5 Memories (2009) was selected for more than 140 festivals, and her first feature-length film, Semana Santa (2015) had its premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival and went on to be selected for festivals including SXSW and the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. The Good Girls (2018) is her second feature-length film.

Selected Filmography

2009 : 5 Memories

2015 : Semana Santa

2018 : The Good Girls