Born and raised in Miami, FL. Latinx filmmaker Henry Alberto is a recipient of a Skowhegan Artist Residency, a Yaddo fellowship, a Latino Screenwriting Project fellowship and an alumnus of the Outfest Screenwriting Lab. Recently, Henry was included in the inaugural Latinx List by the Black List and in NALIP's list of "Latinx Directors You Should Know". They are also a participant in the 2019 Sundance Episodic Lab with the pilot Marimbero, based on their life story.
Henry wrote the award-winning short film “She Kills He” which aired on Logo, and was voted “Best Short Film” by viewers while the Miami Short Film Festival awarded it “Best Local Film”.
They directed and wrote the short film Rubber Duckie, which screened worldwide and was distributed internationally. Their experimental feature film Hara Kiri made it’s World Premiere at the New Orleans Film Festival and was acquired for distribution in the US/Canada and Germany.
Their other works have screened at festivals and at various spaces worldwide including the Queens Art Museum, Ateliê 397, New Orleans Film Festival, Indie Grits, Rhode Island International, Cleveland International, Outfest, Frameline, and more. Producing credits include Whittier Boulevard and most recently, co-produced Girls Weekend, which made its World Premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in 2019.
Henry has also written, directed and produced queer and Latinx inclusive theater. They were recently featured in Huffington Post, Out Magazine, Towleroad, We Are Mitú and more.
Their debut book I Hate This About Me includes personal narratives and affirmations for youth. It was released by GenderFail Publications in September 2018.
Presently, Henry is working on the film adaptation of the award-winning young adult novel Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz, with producers Big Swing Productions.