“I was, despite my Spanish ancestry, an American, heart and soul.”
“My career has differed from that of most women. Some things I have done have shocked persons for whom I have every respect.”
“War fare inevitably breeds corruption”
“What a fearful thing this human slaughtering was.”
“The way to keep a secret, is not to tell it to anybody.”
“A woman labors to fight her own way in the world, and yet, she can often do things that a man cannot.”
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.
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.
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
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
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
Secret Soldier, a short educational film about the discovery of Civil War soldier and spy Loreta Velazquez, was produced by Iguana Films for the National Park Service. It is a companion piece to the REBEL documentary. It is now playing at visitor centers... Read More
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