Demetrëa Dewald studied screenwriting and directing at the School of Visual Arts in NYC. Straight out of college Demetrëa directed Let The Record Show, a feature documentary about artist and activists during the AIDS crisis in NYC. Let the Record Show screened at numerous festivals and is currently touring in galleries and museums across the country. Demetrëa strives to make films that are collaborative, empowering and diverse. She is currently developing a new narrative feature with her co-collaborator (and mother!) Rebekah Dewald.
Name: Demetrea Dewald
Lives in: Los Angeles, California
Occupation: Director and Screenwriter
SFFF Student Select Best Documentary
Let The Record Show
Film Director/Editor What started as a singular conversation with Patrick O'Connell, Founder of Visual AIDS, about bringing the red ribbon to the world, grew into a symphony of New York City artist voices sharing their passion, compassion, pain, and strength in the face of AIDS. For the first time they collectively impart their journey into why we act and why we love. This is the story of how they responded.
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