Beth de Araújo is a Writer and Director recently featured in Filmmaker Magazine’s 25 New Faces of Independent Film. Her feature screenplay, Josephine, participated in the 2018 Sundance Directors Lab, Screenwriters Lab and is a recipient of the SFFILM Rainin Filmmaking Grant. Josephine will mark her feature directorial debut. This year Araújo performed in two sold out shows for The Moth Mainstage at BAM Theater in NYC and Byham Theater in Pittsburgh. In 2017, Araújo directed 2 episodes of television for Lifetime Movie Network and was a shadowing director in the Ryan Murphy HALF Program. Her AFI Directing Workshop for Women short, based on her Gawker essay, I Want To Marry A Creative Jewish Girl, is currently having its festival run. Araújo has a BA in Sociology from The University of California Berkeley, and an MFA from the American Film Institute. Her mother is Chinese-American and her father is from Brazil.