2017 Fellow

Gabriella Garcia-Pardo

Gabriella_Garcia_Pardo_Sq.jpgGabriella is a documentary filmmaker and visual journalist who specializes in work on conservation, innovation, and overlooked stories. She produces, shoots, and edits short form documentaries for National Geographic's various digital platforms. Prior to this work, she has taught high school students about filmmaking, led trail rides on horseback in Chile, and worked on NPR’s Music team shooting live shows, Tiny Desk Concerts, and Field Recordings.

Fellowship Project: Gunpowder Girls introduces us to a group of Moroccan women who are challenging stereotypes by competing in a traditionally male display of horsemanship and riflery called tbourida.