Latest Article: “Healing Through Collaborative Filmmaking: An Interview with the Director of Fruits of Labor” for CineSPEAK

Read my latest article for CineSPEAK interviewing Emily Cohen Ibañez about Fruits Of Labor Film! 🍓 🌷⁠⁠"For many children of immigrants, there is an immense pressure to support their family and siblings. The eldest child typically holds the most responsibility by translating for their parents, caring for their siblings, and putting their dreams on hold to support the [...]

aluCine Festival Jury

Felicidades to the winners of aluCine's 2021 film awards! 🏆⁠⁠⁠⁠I had such a great time working with fellow jurors Cecilio Escobar and Aashna Thakkar to award these incredible films!⁠⁠⁠⁠BEST FILM: The Ritual to Beauty⁠⁠"The Ritual to Beauty was awarded the aluCine Best Film Award for its stunning visuals and powerful message about the often unspoken ties between generations [...]

To My Motherland on Comcast Xfinity

Catch a selection of films from the Philadelphia Latino Film Festival on Comcast Xfinity that will be available this month! 🎬 My Bryn Mawr College thesis film To My Motherland is part of the Xfinity lineup! To My Motherland is an experimental personal essay film that blends personal photographs and home videos to explore the [...]

To My Motherland Screening with SIFT Media 215

On Thursday, October 19th at 7PM EST, join SIFT Media 215 for the last screening of the fall Philadelphia Filmmakers Community Online Screening Series. Catch the 'Calling On The Ancestors' program which includes my Bryn Mawr College thesis film 'To My Motherland,' a personal essay that explores the complexities of immigration to the US and the difficulties of returning [...]

Screener for the Philadelphia Film Festival

As part of the 27th annual Philadelphia Film Festival (PFF), I was a festival screener watching and reviewing films. Every October, the Philadelphia Film Society hosts the Philadelphia Film Festival which gathers more than 25,000 dedicated film lovers and scores of talented filmmakers for eleven exceptional days of cinematic splendor. As a world-class film festival, [...]