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CARMEN LOBUE is a Queer Non-Binary Afro-Pilipinx American filmmaker with a passion for social activism that is expressed through their work as a creator. Carmen’s early recognition includes Paper Magazine's "Paper Predictions: 100 people taking over 2019" and the Disruptor Foundation (Craig Hatkoff) and The Legacy Lab’s 2018 New Legacy Maker Honoree. LoBue directed Season One of the dramedy web series Cheer Up Charlie (Hollyshorts and Urbanworld Film Festival ‘19) Their work on Cheer Up Charlie also earned them a nomination for Best Director at TOWEBFEST in 2019. Carmen took on all roles for the sci-fi short film O, Ryan Executive Produced by Jennifer Esposito (A Rebellious Act). O, Ryan is a queer dystopian psychological thriller addressing the opioid epidemic and Black mental health in America. LoBue is currently directing Pink & Blue written by award-winning actor and filmmaker Níkẹ Uche Kadri (One Dollar), and Executive Produced by Silas Howard (Transparent, Pose, This Is Us, A Kid Like Jake). Pink & Blue centers a Black and Pilipinx Trans gender non conforming couple wrestling with how they will raise their child in a binary world after a surprise pregnancy. Carmen’s producing and directing work continues with the documentary series HERassment; exploring harassment in various forms from survivor perspectives, centering marginalized people.