Araceli Lemos
Araceli lemos

Araceli Lemos is a director, writer and editor born in Athens, Greece and currently based in Los Angeles. Her debut feature film HOLY EMY, a Greek / French / American co-production, recently had its world premiere at the 2021 Locarno Film Festival in the Cineasti dei Presenti section where she received a Special Mention Award from the Jury for First Features. Variety described the film as an "excellent debut about faith, mysticism and displacement." Her short film, Miguel Alvarez Wears a Wig, has screened at several festivals worldwide, including Tampere, Outfest and Leeds. Araceli has worked as a documentary film editor on award-winning features and on the Emmy-awarded KCET docu-series LostLA. She holds an M.F.A. in Film Directing from CalArts as a Fulbright Scholar and a B.A. in Economic Science.