Marissa Chibas
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Marissa Chibás is a Cuban American writer, director, and actor who creates multi-platform work that traverse film and live audience experiences, reclaims the mythic, and celebrates immigrant stories. She is a Sundance Screenwriting Fellow for her screenplay 1972 which was an Athena Awards finalist and which received an inaugural Sundance/Gold House Artist Accelerator grant. She is a #1 Amazon new release author for her book Mythic Imagination and the Actor. Her proof of concept short, 72, premiered at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival and won an Excellence award in Drama at the Hispanic International Film Festival.

Her film, A Cuban Documemory, won best documentary at the 2021 Cuban American International Film Festival and is streaming on Hoopla. Her short film, Finding Shelter, won best documentary short at the San Diego Latino Film Festival and streamed on DocsNow. Her narrative short, Zohra, was nominated for best comedy and best actress awards at the San Diego Latino Film Festival and streamed on Bronx Net. Her films have been presented at Anthology Film Archive, Miami Film Festival, Pasadena Film Festival, NFMLA, Toronto International Women Festival, and Fabrica de Arte in Havana, among others. Her solo show, Daughter of a Cuban Revolutionary, has toured the U.S., Europe, and Mexico.

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