University of Wisconsin–Madison

Gretchen Carvajal

Baraha

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Baraha is a short film by Gretchen Carvajal and Violet Jinqi Wang. It is based around how one girl’s tarot card reading forces her to confront, unpack, and let go of the things she’s been harboring. Duration (20 minutes)

Gretchen Carvajal is a Filipina immigrant by way of the Bay Area, CA. She is an Art Major with a focus in Printmaking who’s art is centered around the stories of her family and her people. She is a 5th year Senior in the First Wave program and continues to write, sing and perform spoken word poetry and music for audiences around the country.

Violet Jinqi Wang is a Filmmaker and Communications Arts Major from China, her work has been seen in the Wisconsin Film Festival, UW Com Arts Department, and many other venues. Along with Baraha she is also working on another short, a 30 minute film called Traces.