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Director: Nuala Cabral
Winner of the SPEAKING OUT AWARD
Rhode Island native Nuala Cabral is a filmmaker, activist and educator of video production, television production and media literacy. She is passionate about using media as a tool to foster understanding and community in ways that provoke socal change. In 2008, this passion brought her to a six-month documentary production workshop at Third World Newsreel, where she directed two short films, WALKING HOME and AFFORDING PROGRESS: A COMMUNITY RESPONSE TO GENTRIFICATION.
Nuala’s directed her first film, WHO’S THAT GIRL: WOMEN OF COLOR AND HIP HOP, as a senior at Tufts University. The short documentary screened at numerous festivals, conferences and classrooms across the United States, including the Pan African Film & Arts Festival. Facilitating post-screening dialogue with audience cultivated Nuala’s interest in media literacy, which led her to obtain her Master’s Degree in Broadcast, Telecommunications and Mass Media from Temple University in 2010.
Nuala is a co-founder FAAN Mail, a media literacy and media activism project based in Philadelphia.
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