Constanza Majluf (Chile)

Constanza Majluf is a Chilean actress, director and screenwriter who is currently completing her M.F.A. in Filmmaking at Columbia University in New York City. The first time she walked onto a set was as part of the cast in The Motorcycle Diaries (2004), directed by Walter Salles. This marked the beginning of a career of over a decade dedicated to filming on set, as an actress, assistant director or producer, alongside acclaimed directors such as American director Eli Roth, Italian director Vincenzo Marra or Chilean directors Pablo Larraín, Sebastián Brahm and Cristián Jiménez, among others. Constanza was recently awarded the Katharina Otto-Bernstein Production Grant 2020 for her next short film, El día de mi independencia (My Independence Day). She also received the Albert P. Sloan Screenplay Award 2020 for her feature film script Marcia Marcela.

Marcia Marcela — Chile, 1973: When Marcela discovers the possibility of undergoing sex reassignment surgery, she embarks on a journey that will take her through her country’s political transition. Both her body and her country’s people will be split by a blow that will mark their destinies forever.