AND MY MIND
Gabriela is a filmmaker, actor and writer from the Dominican Republic. She is a graduate of the University of Southern California and is currently based in L.A. She is an Alum of the Sundance Institute Playwrights Intensive and Tomorrow’s Filmmakers Today Class of 2019 & 2020.
She is currently a Semifinalist for the NBC Nosotros Monologue Slam. As a writer and performer, Gabriela has toured her one-woman show, Las Garcia, across sold-out venues in L.A., including the LATC, GoogleLA, The Bootleg Theatre, and the Hollywood Fringe. Her work in film seeks to explore pressing social issues through personal stories and alternative forms of documentation.
Her first feature film, MORENITA, won the 2020 FEST pitching forum in Portugal and is currently in post-production. The film is supported by Women Make Movies in NYC and deals with themes of displacement and modern-day immigration.
She is also developing her second narrative feature, Piratas, under the 2020 Cinema Femme mentorship. In 2020 she founded JEVITA FILMS in Dominican Republic and LA, a multimedia production company focusing on cutting-edge content by new and diverse artists.
Los Angeles | D.R | NYC