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EL TURISTA

An allegory of the director's life (Arcelia Ocaña M.) as an immigrant in Canada and in her own life. 

Director

Originally from Mexico, Arcelia Ocaña Manjarrez is an artist ruled by passion. She studied photography at the MARSAN College in Montreal, Quebec. Following her dream of becoming a film director, she studied the Foundation in Visual Arts and Design Program at Vancouver Film School creating as thesis the short-film named “El Turista”, which was part of the official selection at the Young Cuts Film Festival 2010 in Montreal, and at the Vancouver Short Film Festival 2010. After her first year at Vancouver Film School she joined the communication design field, starting with the Digital Design program in which she specialized in motion design. At the moment she is working at Ribbit Ribbit Studios and continues shooting films... 

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