Gina Abatemarco

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Gina Abatemarco
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EducationBachelor's Degree in Fine Arts
Alma materNYU Tisch School of the Arts
  • Documentary director
  • Producer
  • Writer
Known for
  • My Super Sea Wall (2009)
  • Kivalina (2016)

Gina Abatemarco is a documentary director, producer and writer located in Brooklyn, New York.[1] Her work focuses on topics in sustainable food, culture and the environment.[2]

Abatemarco attended the NYU Tisch School of the Arts studying Film and Television, graduating in 2005 with a Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts. [3]

In 2003, Abatemarco co-founded the Fusion Film Festival at Tisch School of the Arts with her classmate, Emma Heald. The Fusion Film Festival is dedicated to celebrating women in film, television and new media. Fusion is also an Allied Partner of the Sundance Institute's Women's Initiative.[4]

Abatemarco's notable films include My Super Sea Wall (2009) and Kivalina (2016), a documentary about a tribe in Kivalina, Alaska facing challenges as their island disappears due to climate change. [5] Kivalina premiered at the Berlinale Culinary Cinema. In 2016, Kivalina was broadcast on America Reframed, an Emmy Award winning show on public television network World Channel.

In the media


  1. "John Simon Guggenheim Foundation | Gina Petra Abatemarco". Retrieved 2020-04-14.
  2. "Gina Abatemarco". Tribeca Film Institute. Retrieved 2020-04-14.
  3. "Gina Abatemarco". Linked In. Retrieved April 15, 2020.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  4. "About » Fusion Film Festival". Retrieved 2020-04-14.
  5. "Gina Abatemarco". IMDb. Retrieved 2020-04-15.

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