Luis De Filippis

Luis De Filippis

Luis De Filippis

Director

Luis De Filippis is a Canadian-Italian filmmaker whose work was screened at such festivals such as TIFF, Rotterdam and Sundance, where her most recent work, For Nonna Anna received a Special Jury Prize. De Filippis’s films explore the complexities of family, the bond between generations, and the realities of living as a trans woman. Through her work with the Trans Film Mentorship, De Filippis helps uplift the voices of other trans filmmakers. The program recently wrapped its second iteration on the HBO show Sort Of, and plans are underway for its third run on the upcoming Jackie Shane documentary.