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Roar with Katherine Kendall

Jul 14, 2021

Michelle C. Bonilla is a proud Chicana, born and raised in Hollywood, California. She is an actor, writer, director and producer.

With more than 150 credits to her name, she is an avid supporter of LGBTQ rights and advocacy. She has used her skills as a writer and producer to create projects such as her short film Slip Away (2011) about substance abuse and its effect on a lesbian Latina relationship. Slip Away (2011) went on to screen at numerous film festivals around the world, including Outfest-The Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Film festival, and won The Q Award at the Fort Worth Gay and Lesbian International Film Festival, and The Bronze Award at the Mexico International Film Festival for best short film. She co-created, produced and wrote the comedy web series Failing Upwards (2012).

Today we discuss her new short film I JUST WISH YOU TOLD ME. She wrote this film as a way of helping her heal after the passing of her late partner.