MARÍ ALESSANDRINI grew up in Patagonia. At a very young age she started working in photography, scenic arts and contemporary circus, travelling in South & North America. At the age of 26, she left Argentina to study cinema in Europe. Marí graduated in Film Direction and Visual Arts at the University of Geneva -HEAD.

Alessandrini made several documentaries and short fiction films selected in Internationals Festivals & Art Centres. Her first feature Zahorí was selected at the Cinéfondation from Cannes FestivalThe film is actually doing the International Festival Tour, won "The Films After Tomorrow" Pardo at Locarno Film Festival, and the Best First Film Prize at India International Film Festival 2021.