Adriana Barbosa

Director/Producer

Adriana is a Mexican-Brazilian filmmaker based in Los Angeles, US. Her work focuses on non-fiction cinema, experimental and hybrid narratives, addressing themes like immigration, colonization, LGBTQ+ rights, latino communities and faith.

She recently moved from São Paulo, Brazil, where she was part of the Film Collective “Cinefusão '' and where she started her own production company "En Caliente Films”, since 2014. She produced the feature films “Young and Miserable”, “A film of Cinema” and “Curtas Jornadas noite Adentro”, directed by Thiago B. Mendonça. She also directed “Ferroada” (Bite), a short film about the Brazilian marginal writer/undertaker Tico. In 2018 she co-directed along with Thiago Zanato “La Flaca” (The Bony Lady), a short film about a Mexican transgender woman and leader of the Santa Muerte cult in Queens, NY. The film was highly acclaimed and entered over 100 film festivals around the world. Among them: 43th Frameline, 37th Outfest, 32th Fribourg International Film Festival, 21th Guanajuato International Film Festival, 35th Kasseler Dokfest, 40th Festival Internacional del Nuevo Cine-Latinoamericano de la Habana, 28th Message to Man.

She also directs with Fernanda Pessoa the short film “Same/Different/Both/Neither”, a video correspondence between the filmmakers living in Los Angeles (USA) and São Paulo (Brazil). She is currently producing the feature documentary "Esu and the Universe '', a co-production between Brazil and Nigeria, selected to Points North Fellowship, Latino Media Market - NALIP Media Summit, WIP latino at FICG in LA, “Only in New York” - DOCNYC and DOCSP - International Documentary of São Paulo, Brazil. 

Sessions in which Adriana Barbosa attends

Tuesday 29 September, 2020

Time Zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
9:45 AM
9:45 AM
Maria Agui Carter
Keynote speaker
Iguana Films & Emerson C...

Wednesday 30 September, 2020

Time Zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
9:00 AM
9:00 AM
10:00 AM
10:00 AM
10:45 AM
10:45 AM
12:00 PM
12:00 PM
  • Breakout: Latinx
  • Signup required
  • Breakout Sessions - Breakout Session
  • 12:00 PM PDT - 1:30 PM PDT  | 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Breakout: Collectives
    ASL interpretation
12:30 PM
12:30 PM

Thursday 1 October, 2020

Time Zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
7:00 AM
7:00 AM