Two Teresas

  • Director

    Rosanne Limoncelli, Ariana Taveras

  • Country, Year, Length

    United States, 2021, 17 minutes

  • Category

    Narrative Short

  • Format


  • Festival Year


Film Screening & Ticket Information

When & Where to See this Film!



In Person Date, Time & Location:

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 3RD • 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Local • 13-02 44th Ave. • LIC, NY 11101


Stories of Healing: Eight films that take on coming back.


Two women from different cultures and generations forge a friendship that changes the course of their lives.


Rosanne Limoncelli, Director, LIBERTY
Ariana Taveras, Director
Rosanne Limoncelli, Writer, LIBERTY
Ariana Taveras, Writer
Rosanne Limoncelli, Producer, LIBERTY
Ariana Taveras, Producer
Ariana Taveras, Key Cast, “Teresa Diaz”, LIBERTY
Angela Pietropinto, Key Cast, “Teresa Russo”
Patrick Sweeney, Key Cast, “Man doing laundry”, LIBERTY

Director Biography

Rosanne Limoncelli is a filmmaker, writer, and roller skater living in Brooklyn. Rosanne writes plays, screenplays, poetry, mystery fiction, and other genres. She has written and directed short films, produced documentaries and educational films, and is currently in preproduction to produce and direct her first feature. But mostly she writes, and writes, and loves to write. Her short fiction first appeared in Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine and her most recent work is in Suspense Magazine and Noir Nation. Rosanne is also the Director of Production for Film and New Media at the Kanbar Institute in Tisch School of the Arts at New York University. She received her BFA from the Department of Film & TV at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and her MA and PhD in Teaching Reading, Writing, and Media from NYU’s Steinhardt School. She has been teaching writing and filmmaking to students and professors for many years, and has often served as an educational and technology consultant and speaker at many conferences and universities.

Ariana Taveras is an Afro-Latina writer, director, producer, and performer from Newark, NJ. This last year she co-starred in Two Teresas, a short film she co-wrote, co-produced and co-directed funded by The Russo Brothers. Ariana also co-produced and performed in a virtual production of Windowpain, a play by Rosanne Limoncelli. Last Christmas she starred in Beccs’ music video for her song celebrating queer love,“Before this Christmas Ends.” She is the Senior Production Coordinator for the SNL film unit and an alum of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts Drama Program.