Mo Scarpelli is a Director and Cinematographer of non-fiction cinema. Her work explores human identity and the forces that inform, conflict, or construe it. Mo’s debut feature-length documentary Frame By Frame had its World Premiere at SXSW Film Festival 2015 before screening at Hot Docs (Top Ten Audience Favourites), AFI DOCS, Camden International Film Festival (Grand Jury Prize for Best Documentary), and 100+ others around the world.
Mo’s cinematography, short documentaries, photojournalism and writing has been published with The New Yorker, the BBC, CNN’s Great Big Story, The Wall Street Journal, The Guardian and Africa Review. She is the founder of Rake Films.