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ABOUT EARTHWERK
Welcome to EarthWerk, a mixed-media project about community-led initiatives to create meaningful change and sustainable living for a better world. A large focus of the project is films which show on our relationship to the Earth, dependency on fossil fuels, climate change, and pushes to renewable energy.

 

rebecca

 

BIO
Rebecca Centeno is an award-winning Mexican-American documentary filmmaker. Her work largely focuses on socially relevant and politically engaged documentaries. She has produced and directed numerous short films and documented public events to show the social movements which impact our lives – economically, environmentally, and politically.

Rebecca is dedicated to creating films with Indigenous Communities fighting oppression and exploitation on their lands, to bringing awareness about the importance of caring for Mother Earth, and showing the environmental and sociological impacts of oil and gas drilling. Her film Earth Speaks (2015), was featured in a number of film festivals including: The Santa Fe Independent Film Festival, The Red Nation Film Festival, San Pedro International Film Festival, Green Unplugged Online Film Festival, South Texas Underground Film Festival, and won the National College Film Competition Award at the Cinema Verde Environmental Film & Arts Festival. She has a BFA in Film and Television from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and is a graduate of the MFA Integrated Media Arts Program at Hunter College in NYC.