Photography, Director Of Photography, Director, Producer
Gabriela Cartagena is a first-generation Salvadoran Honduran U.S. born citizen with parents who’ve each been deported and are now U.S. voting citizens. Gabriela is a photographer, filmmaker, educator, and housing justice + Immigrant rights organizer who’s driven by the passion of her family history and neighbors. Gabriela has been documenting the stories on the streets she grew up in, in East Boston, for half a decade during its rapid urbanization and ecological displacement of people, culture, nature, and tradition. Gabriela has taught photography workshops in various languages in the U.S., Caribbean, and Mexico. She loves to read and bike by beaches and rivers and watch the planes fly over her.
Experimental Film Art And Documentary, Documentaries And Human Rights Journalism, Human Rights, Female Film / Short Films / Genre Films / Experimental Films