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The prolific Faride Schroeder, is a fourth-generation Mexican writer/director from a family of Lebanese immigrants, with a strong and intuitive female gaze. Her work has been featured on The Los Angeles Times, Brut, Vogue, Time Out; she was spotlighted on Nowness as one of the 5 rising international female directors to watch and as one of the 100 Most Creative Mexicans, by Forbes.
Recently CNN asked Faride to direct the first two episodes of Searching for Mexico, with Eva Longoria as a Host and Executive Producer.
Faride is the Free The Work Ambassador for Mexico, the global initiative/platform for female filmmakers and underrepresented creators founded by Alma Har’el. She is also co-founder of the Mexican female collective, Dear Sisters.
Faride’s films have screened at Fantasia Film Festival, Cinélatino Rencontres de Toulouse, La Semaine de la Critique at Cannes Film Festival.
Her short 'Oasis'. (2020) won both the first National and the first International awards of Nespresso Talents 2020, and in 2021 she was part of the Nespresso Talents International Jury at Cannes Film Festival. Her short Daughters of Witches (2021) starring the Oscar nominee Yalitza Aparicio (Roma) was produced by 20th Digital Studio/Disney and premiered on Hulu; thanks to the successful results, she is now developing a feature based on it.