“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.”
“A woman labors to fight her own way in the world, and yet, she can often do things that a man cannot.”
“War fare inevitably breeds corruption”
“The way to keep a secret, is not to tell it to anybody.”
“What a fearful thing this human slaughtering was.”
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.
HARVARD SCREENING OF REBEL The Harvard screening of REBEL will be March 5 at 5:30pm followed by Q& A with Boston-area filmmakers María Agui Carter, Writer/Director/Producer and Calvin Lindsay, Producer. Events will all take place at Wasserstein Hall, Room 2019, Milstein West B,... Read More
REBEL TX PREMIERE AT CINEFESTIVAL “What a woman may do, if only she dares, and dares to do, greatly.” Loreta Janeta Velazquez, The Woman In Battle, 1876 memoir in REBEL premiering in Texas. REBEL is currently touring the US to sold out audiences and... Read More
REBEL SCREENS AT ATHENA FILM FESTIVAL REBEL is currently touring the US and will screen at the Athena Film festival on Saturday February 8, 2014 at the HELD Auditorium, 304 Barnard Hall, Barnard College (117th st. & Broadway, NYC), followed by Q& A... Read More
BOSTON THEATRICAL PREMIERE OF REBEL New Acclaimed Documentary Film by Massachusetts-based filmmakers explores the Secret Life of Loreta Velazquez, Cuban immigrant, Confederate Soldier turned Union Spy The Boston Theatrical Premiere of REBEL will take place on Thursday, January 23, 2014, at the Museum... Read More
New Documentary Explores the Secret Life of Loreta Velazquez, New Orleans Cuban immigrant, Confederate Soldier turned Union Spy REBEL NEW ORLEANS THEATRICAL PREMIERE 7pm Friday, Jan. 17, 2014 Ogden Museum of Southern Art Screening starts at 7pm at OGDEN MUSEUM OF SOUTHERN ART,... Read More