Director International Film Festival of Panama
BA History & Political Science
Spanish, English , French
In the International Film Festival of Panama, she found her calling; now, she works to ensure it has a bright future. Pituka Ortega has her mother to thank for introducing her to the silver screen early on, and for giving her the tools to appreciate it. Championing creativity and expression as the primary purpose of artistic production, she warns against commercialisation and highlights how the intangible and the abstract can speak to our soul.