Shirley Bruno

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Shirley Bruno

Born in 1980 in New-york (United States)

Shirley is a Haitian-American filmmaker living between New York City, Haiti, and France. She worked as a documentary filmmaker and multidisciplinary artist before going to the London Film School in the UK where she graduated with an MA with Distinction in Filmmaking. Her narrative shorts have been screened internationally in Europe, Canada, the Caribbean, and the US. Shirley is the recipient of the prestigious New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship and a recipient of the New York State Council on the Arts Individual Artist Grant. Her films often deal with the space between generations, closeness and loneliness within a family, and the things left unsaid that mark us.