Director Isabel Castro (MIJA) on Equity Financing for Film

Tue, Nov 01, 2022 - 06:30 PM — Tue, Nov 01, 2022 - 07:30 PM
Admission Fee
Event Address
City College of NY
Phone Number
Event Location
Event Details
Isabel Castro

Isabel Castro is a four-time Emmy-nominated, Mexican-American filmmaker who makes films about immigration, civil rights, and identity. Her feature film documentary MIJA premiered at Sundance 2022, won the Jury Prize at the Champs-Élysées Film Festival, and will stream on Disney+. MIJA is about Doris Muñoz, a young music manager who supports her undocumented and deported family by discovering young music talent.

Castro made the film during the pandemic - as director, writer and cinematographer - and financed the film through grants and equity financing. She will talk about her experience and her advice to filmmakers.

Join us for this online talk November 1st at 6:30 PM ET with Isabel Castro in conversation with filmmaker Anjanette Levert - a must for indie filmmakers! Presented by the Documentary Forum at CCNY and Third World Newsreel

RSVP to:

Back to Departmental Calendar Back to calendar of events