Maria Alvarez

2018 YBCA 100 Honoree

Maria Alvarez is an accomplished young filmmaker and head of her own production company, MVA Films. Her films center on stories about female sexuality, identity, and coming of age. Her short film Backpedals screened at the 2018 Festival de Cannes Court Métrage and was a finalist in the 2018 Horizon Awards, an all-female Sundance-sponsored fellowship.