Building bridges based on the belief that film becomes art only when its materials are as inexpensive as pencil & paper. Cine Pobre Film Festival is the 100% cartel-free intersection of culture and capabilities.
Luz Emma Cañas Madrigal is a writer, yogi and martial artist. She graduated with highest honors from the Chicano Studies Department, with a minor in Dance, at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She was a Graduate Fellow in the Department of World Arts and Cultures, U.C.L.A., while attaining her master's degree in Dance Movement Therapy. She has over 37 years of dance training in Classical Ballet, Modern, West African Dance and Capoeira Angola combined and has taught Pilates-based conditioning for over 18 years. She was certified at Golden Bridge by the Kundalini Research Institute (KRI) in Kundalini Yoga and Meditation and is a murid on the Shaduliya Sufi Path. Luz teaches rehabilitative movement and yoga to seniors for the Department of the Aging and is also a teaching artist for the Carribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institue in Capoeira Angola. Currently, she is writing and producing a series of dance short films for her fitness program, Boudoir Ballet, that integrates her knowledge of yoga, dance, Pilates and Capoeira. Pas de Deux was directed by her son Adrian Miles and creative direction by her daughter, Ella Quinn.
Building bridges based on the belief that film becomes art only when its materials are as inexpensive as pencil & paper
Cine Pobre is the 100% cartel-free intersection of
culture and capabilities
[ Call for entries 2020 ]