Alexis Bravos is a filmmaker and writer from Chicago. Working primarily in 16 mm film, she explores the natural world as a strategy for portraiture. She is interested in possession, antiquated film processes, botany and the power of the sea. Her films have been screened internationally, including at the Ann Arbor Film Festival where her film Hepworth won the Eileen Maitland Award in 2011, The Anthology Film Archives, Other Cinema, Big Muddy Film Festival, Humboldt International, and others. Her films are distributed by Canyon Cinema. She lives in Hillsborough, NC where she tends to 10 acres of land, many chickens, a goat, and a toddler.