• “My career has differed from that of most women.  Some things I have done have shocked persons for whom I have every respect.”

    Loreta Velazquez
  • “I was, despite my Spanish ancestry, an American, heart and soul.”

    Loreta Velazquez
  • “What a fearful thing this human slaughtering was.”

    Loreta Velazquez
  • “The way to keep a secret, is not to tell it to anybody.”

    Loreta Velazquez
  • “War fare inevitably breeds corruption”

    Loreta Velazquez
  • “A woman labors to fight her own way in the world, and yet, she can often do things that a man cannot.”

    Loreta Velazquez

REBEL Women’s History Month tour!

REBEL has been chosen for a six city tour by the Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation, bringing new, American, independent films and their creators to communities across the mid-Atlantic region.  A public screening, and a question-and-answer session with the filmmaker will kick off at Carnegie Hall in W VA and continue through MD, NJ, PA, DE and NY.22F_ring_around_rosie

REBEL, is the true story of Loreta Velazquez, Confederate soldier turned Union Spy.  Written and directed by María Agui Carter, REBEL brings to life the untold story of Loreta Velazquez, who fought in the Civil War disguised as a Confederate soldier and then spied for the Union.

Thurs. March 3 Carnegie Hall, Lewisburg, WV

6:30p reception, 7p screening followed by Q&A.



Sunday March 6 @4pm Black Rock Center, Germantown, MD

BlackRock Center for the Arts is at 12901 Town Commons Dr., Germantown, MD, 20874



Monday, March 7 @7p  Monmouth University, Long Branch, NJ

Pollak Theater, Monmouth University



Tuesday, March 8 @ 7pm: Lehigh University, Zoellner Arts Center (Bethlehem, PA) in Baker Hall at Zoellner Arts Center, Lehigh University, 420 E. Packer Avenue, Bethlehem, PA  18015



Thurs, March 10 @ 7pm: Christopher Newport University, Ferguson Center for the Arts (Newport News, VA)



Sun, March 13, @2p: Light Up the Queen, 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, DE



Tuesday, March 15,  7pm Tilles Center for the Performing Arts Long Island University, NY.



REBEL Premieres at El Museo Latino

REBEL will premiere at El Museo Latino in Omaha, NE. El Museo Latino will screen REBEL on Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 7:00PM followed by a special conversation with special guest director/producer, María Agui Carter. Space is limited. Read More
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2014 El Planeta Powermeter 100 list

El Planeta newspaper, the largest circulating Spanish-language publication in Massachusetts, has released its ninth annual Powermeter100 list, naming award-winning writer and director María Agui Carter as one of the 100 people most influential people for the Hispanic community, among an illustrious group including... Read More

Women’s Rights National Historical Park

In celebration of Women’s History Month, and in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, Women’s Rights National Historical Park will be welcoming award-winning filmmaker, scholar, and President of Iguana Films, María Agui Carter for the screening of her documentary, REBEL,... Read More

Philadelphia Premiere at Drexel

Rebel Premiere in Philadelphia Presented by the Al Dia News Media Film Series, Rebel will screen at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, at 1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkway, Philadelphia, PA 19103 on Friday, March 21 at 7pm, followed by a Q... Read More
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One hour version of REBEL as broadcast on National PBS for personal use.


One hour teacher’s version of REBEL with audio/visual screening license.


75 min. feature Director’s Cut is available for theatrical and community screenings. Contact info@iguanafilms.com.