"From a young age, I knew that storytelling
had the power to protect my family & get me
free push-pops from the local liquor store."
- Rosa Navarrete
Ellay Series is entering the film festival circuit. Follow us IG/Twitter @ellayseries to stay connected. Wish us luck! (2021-2022)
Rio Grande Anthology by Josie Nerrico. Directed by Roberta Martinez is now available on YouTube in a series of Episodes. Episode 4. Watch here!
Sippin' short film written by Gilbert Salazar in post-production. Follow on IG @sippin_short_film. Screening to TBA.
The Art of Being Brown
Written & Directed by Rosa Navarrete & Sami Cubias
DP: Lucía Sanchez/Lux Nueve
Actors: Sami Cubias, Rosa Navarrete, and Alex Bonte
Featured at the Immigration Symposium for UC Berkeley's Undocunation movement (2013)
Matriarchy Short Film
Written: Patricia Zamorano
Directed by Rosa Navarrete & Patricia Zamorano
DP: Rosa Navarrete
Actors: Lauren Ballesteros, Sujey Gonzalez, Maia "Vik" Villa, Jasmin Iraheta, Maria G. Gonzalez, Miguel Roura, Dante Dylan Gonzalez, Scarlett Kiley Renee Muguia
Mural artwork: Nani Chacon IG: @nanibahchacon
Featured at The Schwules Museum in Berlin, Germany curated by Vera Hofmann (2018), Avenue 50 Art Gallery curated by Karineh Mahdessian (2019), Mujeres Con Faldas de Serpientes y Talones de Aguila curated by Dr. Martina Ayala (2020), CINEARTE Film Festival curated by Karla Legaspy (2018), and more.