Aris Mejias

Aris Mejias

Known For: Acting · Gender: Female · Place of Birth: Puerto Rico

23 Movies

Also Known As: Aris Mejías

Biography

Formally trained in theatre and with 18 years of experience in front of the the camera, the award winning actress began her career in local film, theatre and television productions. Notably in feature films such as “Cayo" (2006) by Vicente Juarbe, “Che” (2008) by Steven Soderbergh, and particularly in “The Vessel” (2016) by Julio Quintana with an executive production of Terrence Malick and co-starring with Martin Sheen which showcased her bilingual abilities by shooting simultaneously all scenes in Spanish and English. She recently co-starred along Pedro Capo in “Sol de Medianoche” by Douglas Sánchez (HBO). Is the omnipresent narrating voice of Tribeca Film Festival three times winner "Una Noche” (2012) by Lucy Mulloy, the lead role in Cannes Short Film Corner selection “Endless Cycle” (2015) by Fernando Rodríguez which she garnered the “Best Actress” award at the 2016 International Oporto Film Festival. Likewise she was the lead role in the the Long Format Latin Grammy winner “Loco de amor: La historia” (2015) by Kacho López. She runs and operates her clothing line Skin Onion.

Movies & TV shows

2021.

1 Movie
La última gira

La última gira

2021
Secre is a young journalist and he works for a newspaper in Florida. The memory of past glories makes him embark on a tour of South American countries where he was known as "El Jefe" and where he expe...

2020.

1 Movie
Ana

Ana

2020
A chance meeting between Ana and Rafa leads to a road trip to try and save him from financial ruin.

2017.

2 Movies
Sol de medianoche

Sol de medianoche

2017
Manolo is a private detective. He was commissioned by one of the victims to take photos and videos of adulterous couples. He tries to exploit and benefit from both parts by sending the evidence to the...
The Alternative

The Alternative

2017
Valentina Moreno, a single mother who works as a housekeeper for a wealthy Manhattan family, takes decisive action when something from her past threatens to ruin her personal and professional relation...

2016.

2 Movies
The Vessel

The Vessel

2016
A young man builds a structure out of the remains of an elementary school that was destroyed by a wave ten years ago, setting the town ablaze with passions that have been forgotten.
Verónica

Verónica

2016
After her short relationship comes to an explosive end, Verónica seeks to clear her mind by hopelessly lighting a stale cigarette she found in an old box. In the midst of this, she develops an outdoor...

2015.

1 Movie
Ciclo sin fin

Ciclo sin fin

2015
Jimena Silva, a young author, struggles with herself in order to finish her latest piece. Just three weeks shy of her upcoming deadline, Jimena searches for what she considers are the crucial moments ...

2014.

3 Movies
Lola

Lola

2014
Lola is a young lesbian, poor/working class woman who has accepted an invitation to meet her father, Edgar, for the first time on the day before her symbolic wedding.
Spic(k)

Spic(k)

2014
What is an appropriate reaction to a difficult situation? After her son gets in a fight in school, a mother decides to teach him a life long lesson.
Teorías de la cigüeña

Teorías de la cigüeña

2014
When an eight year old asks his mom "where do babies come from?", he is forced to embark on an adventure to reverse a spell he did himself.

2012.

1 Movie
Una Noche

Una Noche

2012
A man in Havana wants to escape to Miami. He asked Elio to help him reach the forbidden world. One night, they face the biggest challenge of their lives.

2011.

4 Movies
Gabi

Gabi

2011
A Puerto Rican saying haunts single women in their 30s: "If such a woman is not married by this time, she must be a slut, a lesbian, or a prude". This is the story of that woman. Gabi Padilla lives a ...
The Caller

The Caller

2011
Mary is frightened by phone calls. Mary tried to break off contact when the stranger said she was calling from the past. The caller looks for revenge because they don't like being ignored.
El aquelarre

El aquelarre

2011
A man is convinced his pregnant wife is a witch and that she is carrying an abomination in her womb.
Barricada

Barricada

2011
A strange plague has ravaged the island of Puerto Rico, causing its inhabitants to turn into ravenous and destructive ghouls that are hungry for blood...

2009.

1 Movie
Los unos y los otros

Los unos y los otros

2009
A women on death row is offered a way out of her sentence. There is only one condition... she must survive a test.

2008.

1 Movie
Che: Part One

Che: Part One

7
2008
Che and a group of Cuban exiles reach the Cuban shore from Mexico in 1956. They succeeded in overthrowing the U.S.-friendly regime of dictator Fulgencio Batista within two years.

2006.

2 Movies
El clown

El clown

2006
A young clown decides to abandon the small-town circus he works for in order to try and make it in a big city.
Ladrones y mentirosos

Ladrones y mentirosos

2006
The island of Puerto Rico is the location of the film. One of the main ports of drug entry from South America into the United States is the island. The lives of three families in different levels of s...

2005.

1 Movie
Cayo

Cayo

2005
Culebra has a close friendship between Ivan, Julia and Kike. Ivan stumbles on a small island while in a small boat. The island has a healing effect on him. When federal authorities try to keep Ivan aw...

2004.

1 Movie
Barrios

Barrios

2004
Presents three barrio stories: "La familia del Camello" about a public residential basketball coach and his dilemmas, "El baila'o de Julia y Berto" about two neighbors trying to rediscover love in the...

2002.

1 Movie
Encuentro

Encuentro

2002
The social vision of the lives of three Hispanic singer-songwriters who enjoy the favor of Puerto Rican public and Latin America is presented. A fitting tribute to the work of composition and artistic...

Unknown Year.

1 Movie
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