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Directors Guild of America Student Award Winner

An 11 year old girl learns to fend for herself while her undocumented mother spirals in fear of being deported.

New York, NY, USA
Paola Ossa is an award-winning New Jersey-based writer, director, and producer. Born in Colombia and raised in the US, she counts with a rich culture that nourishes her creativity and curiosity. Her film, Catalina, was recognized by the Directors Guild of America where she received an award for “Outstanding Directorial Achievement.” Paola is passionate about telling stories of marginalized communities, making social commentary, and capturing women experiences; all of which can be seen in her pipeline of works and future interests. more...

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