CELESTE CARRASCO, DIRECTOR, PRODUCER, CINEMATOGRAPHER, EDITOR, WRITER, is a native of Barcelona, Spain. Her credits include first assistant director on Marta Balletbó’s film, Honey, I’ve Sent the Men to the Moon, production manager on Lourdes Portillo’ s Señorita Extraviada, and producer on Lisset Barcello’s Both. Previously, she received sponsorship from the Smithsonian Institution to conduct research at the film and media department at the Exploratorium in San Francisco. Carrasco currently works at the technical department in the Madrid Opera House, combining her film work with theater. (06/09)
Ella es el Matador (She is the Matador)
A film by Gemma Cubero and Celeste Carrasco, 2009, 62 min., Color
For Spaniards—and for the world—nothing has expressed their country’s traditionally rigid gender roles more powerfully than the image of the male mata...