Marí Alessandrini grew up in Patagonia. At a very young age she started working in photography, scenic arts and contemporary circus, travelling in South & North America. At the age of 26, she left Argentina to study cinema in Europe. Marí graduated in Film Direction and Visual Arts at the University of Geneva -HEAD.
Marí Alessandrini made several documentaries and short fiction films selected in Internationals Festivals & Art Centres. She was chosen by the Cinéfondation from Cannes Festival to develop her first feature ZAHORÍ that she shot in the steppe of Patagonia. The film won The Pardo “The Films After Tomorrow” Locarno Film Festival, Swiss selection. ZAHORÍ is actually at the end of postproduction and will be released soon.
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