Carmen Oquendo-Villar


Public bio

Carmen Oquendo-Villar, is a Harvard Ph.D and an assistant professor of Cinema Studies, Media Theory and Film Production at the State University of New York, SUNY. Currently a Guggenheim Midcareer Fellow in Film & Video, Oquendo-Villar is well known in Puerto Rico and abroad as a filmmaker and a media & art theorist. Cinema Tropical selected Oquendo-Villar as one of the leading film professionals (programmers, distributors, film critics, scholars, journalists, and others) working on Latino and Latin American cinema today.