Bio

Born in Sicily and raised in Chicago, Oriana is an independent film director, writer, producer, and actor. Recent films include “Lobster fra Diavolo,” “Camp Belvidere” and “Lost and Found.” Her work focuses on bringing to life the complexities of the mundane in both drama and comedy. She is committed to elevating the visibility of women in front of and behind the camera. Oriana holds a B.A. from McGill University in International Relations and an M.A. from the University of Chicago in International Law. She is the Director of Programming for Women in Film Chicago.