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Cecilia Araneda


Nationality:    Canadian (Chilean Born)
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Filmmaker and author Cecilia Araneda was born in Chile and came to Canada at a young age with her family after they escaped Chiles bloody coup detat. She grew up in northern Manitoba and currently lives in Winnipeg. Araneda has completed nine short films that have won awards and screened in festivals, curated programs and art house cinemas internationally  including in New York, Chicago, Paris, Madrid, Leeds, Cologne, Santiago, Montevideo, Toronto and Montreal. In 2010, Aranedas work was featured in a retrospective screening at the Canadian Film Institute in Ottawa, Canada. Her first novel, The Ocean, was released December 2012. Araneda holds a BFA (hons) in Theatre (playwriting) from York University and an MFA in Creative Writing (screenwriting) from UBC, and is additionally an alumna of the fabled Film Farm. In 2011, Araneda was recognized by the Province of Manitoba for her work as a woman artist working for social change.

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An exposure of the relationship of Joey, Maggie and Mary with a narrative that involves a birth from the sea, a wedding, a rape and a murder. Universal myth explored through Ishtar, Maia and Venus.

First directed by Todd Vercoe

1st Produced:
Annex Theatre    31 May 1991

Open Mind Productions

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