Carolina Rocha is a professor of Spanish at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (USA). Her current research focuses on the reception of Latin American films at the Berlin International Film Festival and the financial collaborations or co-productions between German and Latin American cinema.
Her main research interests are Argentine, Brazilian and Colombian cinema, transnational co-productions and Latin American cinema as well as Jewish-Argentine and Brazilian cinema.
Carolina Rocha is the author of two books about Argentine cinema: Masculinities in Contemporary Argentine Popular Cinema (2012) and Argentine Cinema and National Identity (1966–1976) (2017). She has also edited volumes about the representation of children in Spanish and Latin American cinema, as well as co-edited the volume Contemporary Latin American Cinema. Resisting Neoliberalism? (2018) together with Claudia Sandberg.