Alexandra Hidalgo

Alexandra  Hidalgo
  • Assistant Professor
  • CLS Core Faculty
  • Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and Composition
  • College of Arts & Letters


Alexandra Hidalgo is an award-winning filmmaker, whose documentaries have been official selections for film festivals in 11 countries and been screened at universities around the United States, and whose videos and activist writing have been featured on The Hollywood Reporter, IndieWire, NPR, and Women and Hollywood. She was born in Venezuela and immigrated to Dayton, Ohio at 16. Her video book Cámara Retórica: A Feminist Filmmaking Methodology for Rhetoric and Composition was published by Computers and Composition Digital Press in 2017. Her academic video essays have been published in Enculturation, Kairos, Technoculture, Itineration, Present Tense, and Peitho. She is the founder and editor-in-chief of agnès films, a digital publication that supports the work of women and feminist filmmakers and a managing editor for constellations: a cultural rhetorics publishing space.