Anita the Movie

A 19th Century Thelma meets her Louise.

Brazilian revolutionary Anita Garibaldi joins her husband Giuseppe Garibaldi in Italy’s early struggles for Independence. During the 1849 siege of Rome, she is confronted by American journalist Margaret Fuller. Over the course of one emotionally taxing night, these women experience the price and the empowerment of challenging gender conventions.

Watch Director Juliana Reis of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, share her creative vision for the independent feature film.

  • Director Juliana Reis