NALIP Media Summit: Kick-Off Screenings - Thursday, June 22nd - TCL Chinese 6 Theatres, Auditorium 1
DOLORES is Alpita’s second film with producing partners Peter Bratt and Benjamin Bratt and their company, 5 Stick Films Inc. She was drawn to 5 Stick because of its commitment to social consciousness and awareness and her belief that she has something to add to that mix.
Patel’s credits include La Mission, starring Benjamin Bratt and written and directed by Peter Bratt. La Mission won 4 NALIP awards and was nominated for a NAACP Image Award. Patel also co-produced MISS INDIA AMERICA written by Meera Simhan and directed by Ravi Kapoor.
Patel started her entertainment industry career in the ICM Mailroom, She was promoted to Motion Picture Talent Agent after transferring to the William Morris Agency. During Patel’s tenure as an agent she worked with actors including Alfre Woodard, Radha Mitchell, Josh Brolin, Anne Hathaway, Alessandro Nivola, Patrick Stewart, Liev Schreiber and Benjamin Bratt.
Patel received her degree from the University of Wisconsin. She currently resides in Los Angeles.