Monica Wise

Freelance Video Journalist and Documentary Filmmaker @monicawiseroble

Monica Wise Robles is a Colombian American documentary filmmaker and journalist based in Mexico City. Much of her work focuses on women’s rights in Latin America, exposing human rights abuses through the eyes of female survivors. Lupita, her first short documentary, about a Tsostil Maya activist, is part of the official selection for the following festivals: Ambulante, Sheffield Doc/Fest, Doc NYC and FICG official selection. She is an International Women’s Media Foundation, Ford Foundation and Sundance Film Institute grantee. Monica’s work can be seen in the Guardian, the Intercept, the Atlantic, the Washington Post, PBS and the BBC, among other outlets. She is a member of the Brown Girls Doc Mafia and the Video Consortium Mexico.

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