Welcome to CayFilm 2017. Schedule could have small changes as we get closer to event.
All ages are welcome unless it has a MATURE rating. Those films need an adult to accompany anybody aged 17 or under.
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Maura Dhu Studi


MAURA DHU STUDI has worked in the entertainment industry since her teens, as a performer, and in production. In 2013 she received an Emmy for writing Silver Bullet Productions Award winning documentary "Canes Of Power".  As an actress she has appeared on television, film and stage. She studied acting at the HB Studio, The Strasberg Institute, American Theater Arts Conservatory, and with Joan Darling.  She currently teaches a Film Acting & Scene Study Class in Santa Fe.

 Also a singer, Maura has performed jazz and pop in Los Angeles, New York and Santa Fe, and with the rock band Firecat Of Discord, at the Ryman Auditorium, Fillmore West, The Paolo Soleri Amphitheater and Lensic Theater, as well as several  casinos nationwide.

She produced, directed and co-wrote with her husband, Cherokee actor Wes Studi, his one man show "Coyote Chews His Own Tale".  The show was awarded a Los Angeles City Cultural Affairs Grant in 1992, and was produced in Los Angeles at The Court Theater and in Santa Fe. More recently Maura has directed  "The Subject Was Roses" for the Santa Fe Playhouse,  "7 Jewish Children" and "Ones From The Heart" at El Museo Cultural de Santa Fe, as well as several solo performances.

A third generation entertainer, she is proud to be the daughter of the late Academy Award winning actor Jack Albertson, and mother of fourth generation actor Kholan Studi.