Director's bio and contact

Cristina Sánchez-Conejero is a Full Professor of 20th-21st Century Spanish Film, Narrative and Culture at the University of North Texas. She received her Ph.D. from the University of California, Santa Barbara (2003) and her Masters from Villanova University (2000). Her major fields of research are 20th-21st Century Spanish Film, Narrative and Culture.

She is the author of the books Sex and Ethics in Spanish Cinema (2015), Rain, Bamboo (2012), Lluvia, bambú (2011), Novela y cine de ciencia ficción española contemporánea (2009), Una niña postfranquista (2010), Spanishness in the Spanish Novel and Cinema of the 20th-21st Century (2007, editor and chapters contributor), ¿Identidades españolas? Literatura y cine de la globalización (1980-2000) (2006), and over twenty articles published in such journals as Hispanic Journal, Romance Quarterly, Studies in 20th and 21st Century Literature, Bulletin of Spanish Studies, Revista Hispánica Moderna, Hispanófila, and Crítica Hispánica.

She directed, wrote and produced the award-winning film Hispanosophy (2011) featuring Amores perros scriptwriter Guillermo Arriaga. Whores is also directed, written and executive produced by her and it is her second feature film.

Contact: Cristina.Sanchez-Conejero@unt.edu