Nadia Hallgren talks about After Maria


After Maria, directed by Nadia Hallgren, is about aftermath of Hurricane Maria’s catastrophic destruction in 2017. Three Puerto Rican women and their families are caught between worlds as their FEMA housing assistance in New York expires. With the threat of homelessness on the horizon, After Maria follows as they fight to keep their families together and weather the emotional effects from displacement.

We had the opportunity of interviewing Nadia Hallgren on camera about making of After Maria and its streaming on NETFLIX:

Nadia Hallgren is an award-winning filmmaker and director of photography from The Bronx, New York.With a focus on vérité storytelling, her cinematography credits include The Apollo (2019), the Sundance award-winner Motherland (2017), Academy Award-nominated and Sundance Grand Jury Prize-winner Trouble the Water (2008), and Sundance award-winner Trapped (2016). As a director, Nadia won the special jury prize at SXSW 2018 for independent episodic series and a Webby (2018) for her film Gavin Grimm vs . Nadia is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

After Maria streaming starts on May 24th on NETFLIX


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Bijan Tehrani

Bijan Tehrani a film director, film critic and writer, works as editor in chief of Cinema Without Borders while teaching Language of Film and Film History at workshops nationwide. Bijan has won several awards in international film festivals and book fairs for his short films and children's books.

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