Marion Hill (she/they) is a New Orleans based filmmaker and video director. Her roots spread from Vietnam to France and England.
Marion's work is devoted to narratives and visuals of queer femininity and femme power. Through short films, music videos, and feature films, their direction of the camera serves to authentically center the nuances of queer sensibility, sexuality, sensuality and feminine agency across cultures.
Marion's first feature film, MA BELLE, MY BEAUTY, a romantic drama that takes queer characters from New Orleans to southern France in a polyamorous whirlwind, premiered at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival and received the Audience Award for Best Film in the NEXT category.
Marion's short films Bird of Prey (2016) and Goddess House (2018) played at festivals including Frameline (San Francisco), Sidewalk (Birmingham, AL), Outfest Fusion (Los Angeles), aGLIFF (Austin), Mardi Gras FF (Sydney, Australia) and the New Orleans Film Festival. Her films now have over 4 million views online.
Marion regularly produces work for New Orleans multi-media powerhouse, WWOZ, and is co-founder and video director of the People's Media Front of New Orleans.
photo by Nkechi Chibueze