Best Documentary Feature – Silent Beauty
Directed by Jasmin Mara López
A lyrical and sensitive autobiographical exploration of the filmmaker’s family history with childhood sexual abuse and a culture of silence.
Jasmín Mara López is a journalist, audio producer, and documentary filmmaker based in New Orleans and Los Angeles. Born in the U.S. with roots in México, her childhood was affected by issues on both sides of the border. This instilled in her a passion for immigrant rights, youth empowerment, and social change. Jasmín has garnered support for her first film, SILENT BEAUTY, from Firelight Media, Black Public Media, Sundance Institute, ITVS, Creative Capital, and others.
Other Principal Crew
Associate Producers: Lauren Cargo, Sarah Garrahan, Amada Torruella, Zaferhan Yumru
Re-Recording Mixer and Sound Editing: Gisela Fullà-Silvestre
Music: Gil Talmi