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Angela Torres Camarena

| March 19, 2013

University of Texas

Angela Torres Camarena

Angela Torres Camarena is a writer and film director devoted to exploring social issues from a poetic perspective. Her films have been selected at international film festivals around the globe including the Cannes Film Festival. In 2009, Angela won the Changemaker Award granted by HBO for her film Exiled in America. Her short film Frente Noreste won the C.W. Hackett award for her outstanding work in Latin-American studies.

She is also the recipient of the Warren Skaaren Endowed Presidential Scholarship for Film Excellence, the E.D. Farmer Fellowship and the Foneca Fellowship granted by the National Commission of the Arts in Mexico. Her film 59 Seconds won a partial grant by the prestigious and highly competitive Texas Filmmaker Production Fund.

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A single mother must come up with $5,000 before the end of the day to save her family. A short film by Angela Torres Camarena.

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