Marisol Adler is the writer/director of the feature film BORICUA that premiered at the 2004 Tribeca Film Festival. Boricua also went on to win the Audience Favorite Award at the Chicago Latino film festival and was the official selection at The Chicago International festival. Boricua was acquired by Universal/Screen Media for distribution.
In 2004/2005 Marisol traveled to Iraq to make her second feature film, a documentary entitled INTERPRETING IRAQ, which tells the story of an Iraqi interpreter (Fadi "Freddie" Fahil) who had been targeted by insurgents for working with the Americans.
Since 2005 she has directed several episodes of LAW & ORDER and LAW & ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT. In 2009 Marisol journeyed to South Africa to document a true story about witchcraft, police corruption and murder in a remote area of Zululand, which is currently being adapted for the screen. In 2010, she made three trips to Afghanistan. On her last trip there Marisol traveled to the mountains of Afghanistan to interview and photograph Afghanistan’s only female warlord.
On the other side of the pond, Marisol directed LAW & ORDER:UK for ITV and SINBAD for Sky Atlantic and BBC World Wide.
Most recently, in 2016, Marisol Directed THE NIGHT SHIFT and was a staff writer on USA’s new series FALLING WATER.
Marisol is a member of the Director’s Guild of America, The Writer’s Guild of America, Directors UK, and of The London Photographic Association, where much of her war zone photography can be viewed.
Name: Marisol Adler
Lives in: New York City, New York
Occupation: Director and Screenwriter