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Maria Agui Carter

Iguana Films/Emerson College
Writer/Director, REBEL and Chair, National Association of Latino Independent Producers.
Boston, MA
President, Iguana Filmsiguanafilms.comfacebook.com/rebel-documentary youtube.com/user/IguanaFilmsChannel/videos
María Agui Carter immigrated to the U.S. from Ecuador as a child, grew up an undocumented "Dreamer," and graduated from Harvard University. She produces films for PBS and Cable, specializing in visual arresting and complex storytelling as a writer, director and producer. She is an advocate for Latino and social issue filmmakers, serving as Chair of the National Association of Latino Independent Producers, and past Chair of the Filmmaker’s Collaborative. She has been the winner of a Rockefeller, a George Peabody Gardner, and a Warren Fellowship, and has served as a visiting scholar/artist at Harvard, Tulane and Brandeis. A working writer, producer and director, she had two films on PBS this year: No Job For a Woman (Producer), March 2013 PBS World, and REBEL (Writer, Producer, Director) May 2013 National Prime Time PBS.