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MARIA MARRONE is a documentary filmmaker and photographer. She received her undergraduate degree from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts and her master's from the London School of Oriental & African Studies. Her cinematography, editing and co-direction in her first film, the ritual to beauty, won the Grand Jury prize at Slamdance and received nominations at BlackStar Film Festival, HotDocs, and BFI London Film Festival. She has been part of the edit team for award-winning films and has dedicated much of her work to films that promote social change, most notably for the Muslim, Latinx, and Afro-Latinx diaspora. She has used her talents to create moving pieces for charities working out of Palestine and Iraqi Kurdistan. Her photo work has been featured in a series of publications including VICE, DazedDigital, and Latina Magazine.



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the ritual to beauty, 2020
Co-Director, Cinematographer, Editor


BFI London Film Festival
Portland International Film Festival

Slamdance Grand Jury Award Winner
Doqumenta International Festival
Philadelphia Latino Film Festival
aluCine Best Film Award
BlackStar Film Festival
HotDocs Film Festival
Edinburgh DocFest

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Everything Wrong and Nowhere to Go, 2022

Directed by Sindha Agha

Roles: Cinematographer, Editor, Story Producer

Distributed by Independent Lens/PBS


Mejor Allá, 2023
Directed by Danyeli Rodriguez del Orbe
s: Cinematographer & Editor

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You Resemble Me, 2021

Directed by Dina Amer

Roles: Associate Editor, Production Coordinator, Third Assistant Camera

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