Gabrielė Urbonaitė (born in Vilnius, Lithuania) is a writer, director and editor currently based in New York City.
Gabrielė studied Philosophy at the Sorbonne University in Paris and earned her BFA in Film Production from Emerson College in Boston. Her short films screened at international film festivals around the world. Gabrielė was selected to Berlinale Talents in 2012 and 2015, Odense Talent Camp in 2013, and FEST Pitching Forum in 2016. She is a recipient of Princess Grace Film Award and “Silver Crane” National Lithuanian Film Award for Best Short Film. She is an MFA candidate in Screenwriting / Directing at Columbia University.
Her films, both narrative and documentary, explore themes of cultural identity, migration, and otherness.