Director Lina Rodriguez introduces Martel's feature debut, La Ciénaga, as well as her 1995 feminist short, Dead King.
Lina Rodriguez is a Colombian-Canadian filmmaker. She has directed several short films, which have played at festivals that include the Images Festival and the New York Film Festival. She has created film and video installations and performances that have been exhibited in several galleries and festivals, including Scotiabank Nuit Blanche (07). Her first feature film, Señoritas, had its world premiere at the Cartagena Film Festival and its US premiere at the Film Society of Lincoln Centre. Her second feature, Mañana a esta hora, had its world premiere at the Locarno Film Festival and screened at many other international festivals. The film was also released in six cities in Colombia and opened theatrically in NYC at Metrograph as well as at TIFF Bell Lightbox.