Inés Gowland / U.S. – Argentina / Fiction / 2014 / 9 min
Malena, a young woman form Argentina comes to New York to work as an actress, but she quickly realizes she is not “latin” enough to play these roles -and that she has too much of an accent to play the “white” roles. Malena will decide to compromise her integrity to succeed.
Malena, una joven argentina va a Nueva York a trabajar, pero rápidamente descubre que no es lo suficientemente “Latina”, pero tiene demasiado acento para actuar de “Blanca”. Malena decidirá comprometer su integridad para tener éxito.
Inés Gowland is a 26 year old filmmaker born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She studied film, particularly Cinematography, and had the pleasure of working in the independent film community for a couple of years as a DP, AC and Sound Mixer. She also developed as a stand up comedian, performing in several stages in Buenos Aires. She is currently enrolled in NYU’s Graduate Film Program, where she is developing as a writer/director. She just finished her third narrative project, a 9 minute film called “Latiner”, shot in New York City.