Las Gitanas

A Film by Matthew Anderson


las gitanas follows a young latino and a group of hustlers over the course of a night in los angeles. it explores chance interactions amongst disparate souls and the common pulse that binds them.


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    Matthew Anderson

    Matthew Anderson is an artist living and working as an editor in Los Angeles. He received his undergraduate degree from
    Chapman University with Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film Production and a minor in English. He is currently in postproduction on
    his first feature BAJA COME DOWN about two queer women on a roadtrip through Baja, Mexico (

Awards + Festivals

  • 43th FESTIVAL OF NATIONS (Official Selection, Lenzing, Austria)June 12, 2015
  • CINE+MAS SAN FRANCISCO (CMSF) LATINO FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, San Francisco, California, US)September 18, 2015
  • 19th WINTERTHUR KURZFILMTAGE (Official Selection, Winterthur, Switzerland)November 3, 2015
  • 16th MEZIPATRA FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Prague, Czech Republic)November 5, 2015
  • 21st CHÉRIES-CHÉRIS LGBTQ FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Paris, France)November 25, 2015
  • THE PHI CENTER'S BEST OF WINTERTHUR (Special Screening, Montreal, Canada)February 16, 2016
  • 46th TAMPERE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Tampere, Finland)March 9, 2016
  • SAN DIEGO LATINO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, San Diego, California, US)March 10, 2016
  • 9th NORTHERN WAVE INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Rif, Iceland)October 21, 2016
  • 23rd INT’L INDEPENDENT FILM FETSIVAL IN THE NAME OF IRENEUSZ RADŹ “PUBLICYSTYKA 2016” (Official Selection, Kędzierzyn-Koźle, Poland)October 21, 2016
  • 13th KONSTANZER KURZ.FILM.SPIELE (Official Selection, Germany)October 23, 2016
  • 32nd INTERFILM – SHORT FILM FESTIVAL BERLIN (Queer Fever Section, Germany)November 14, 2016
  • 24th MARDI GRAS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Australia)February 15, 2017
  • 35th INT'L FILM FESTIVAL OF URUGUAY (Official Selection, Montevideo, Uruguay)April 6, 2017
  • 19th CELLU L'ART - KURZFILMFESTIVAL JENA (Official Selection, Jena, Germany)April 24, 2018


Matthew Anderson
Matthew Anderson
Matthew Anderson
Director of Photography
Ava Benjamin
Reece Miller & Drek Beamer
Sebastian Metlick, Brendan Vaughan
Sound Design
Matthew Anderson


Running Time
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)



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Matthew Anderson