Monica Sorelle is a Haitian-American filmmaker born & based in Miami. She has produced and worked as a department head on projects for Film Independent, the Borscht Corporation, A24, HBO & PBS. Her work explores alienation and displacement, and preserves cultural traditions within Miami & the Caribbean with a focus on the African & Latin diasporas that reside there. She was an inaugural fellow of New Orleans Film Society’s Southern Producers Lab in 2018 and is currently writing and directing her first feature film as a Cinematic Arts resident at Oolite Arts.
Monica is a member of Third Horizon, a creative collective dedicated to developing, producing, exhibiting, and distributing work which gives voice to stories of the Caribbean, its diaspora, and other marginalized & underrepresented spaces in the Global South. She is currently the Associate Director of Programs & Industry for their flagship initiative Third Horizon Film Festival.
She also creates & publishes zines at Saudade County Press and hosts Brown Liquor, a weekly party rooted in a deep love of Black music of all genres & eras.