River Gallo as "Ria"
RIVER GALLO (they/them) is a Salvadoran-American filmmaker, actor, writer, model and intersex activist from New Jersey. They are a recipient of the 2019 GLAAD Media Rising Star Award, the 2020 Ryan Murphy HALF Initiative for television directing, and was a 2021 Berlinale Talent fellow. “Ponyboi” which they wrote, starred in, and co-directed premiered at the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival. Ponyboi is the first narrative film created by and starring an out intersex person in cinema history, executive produced by Stephen Fry and Emma Thompson. River has worked on campaigns with Facebook, Abercrombie & Fitch, Crocs and Maison Margiela.  They were named one of the “Most Exciting Queer People to Follow in 2019” by Out Magazine. They are currently developing “Ponyboi” as a feature film. River is a graduate of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts Experimental Theatre Wing and the University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts MFA program. They are represented by CAA and Management 360.
About the film: "I am thrilled to be part of Do Digital Curanderas Use Eggs in Their Limpias? because now more than ever it is crucial to tell indigenous stories and support indigenous artists. Not to mention, this film has a special place in my heart as it deals with the cross-section of identity, spirituality, ancestry, and the meaning of transcendence in an increasingly digital and technological world."
Angel Zeas as "Taa"
Bio: Angel Zeas is a writer/actor living in New York City. Digital Curanderas will be their first film role. Angel has been a student of theater for many years and cites their time in the National Theater Institute specifically as foundational and formative of their artistic point of view to this day. Angel hopes to continue developing as an artist and also finds working on a queer sci-fi film (as an avid lover of sci-fi and fantasy) to be particularly fitting.
About the film: "Digital Curanderas was the first time I saw a film specifically call for someone like me. I always figured that in order to work I would need to accept the box I’d be put in or solely need to create the roles for myself in order to be represented. This film shows me that the culture is shifting, the narratives are changing, and that what I always imagined to be a solitary journey may also be filled with like minds and support."
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