To My Motherland on Comcast Xfinity

My film To My Motherland is on Comcast Xfinity On Demand! Stream the film anywhere around the globe! Thank you Philadelphia Latino Film Festival for the opportunity to show my film to international audiences.

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, …

Awarded Double Exposure Film Festival Scholarship

I am so thankful to have been awarded a scholarship to Double Exposure Investigative Film Festival! Double Exposure offers modest scholarships to journalists and filmmakers who wish to attend the festival, but lack the means to do so. Assistance is contributed to the registration, travel, and/or hospitality of journalists in print and other media, as …

Opening Night Speaker at Philadelphia Latino Film Festival

During the seventh annual Philadelphia Latino Film Festival (PHLAFF), I was selected to speak at the Opening Night, representing local filmmakers. My speech touched on the issues Latinx immigrants face in Philadelphia and steps the community can take to share Latinx stories. It was an honor to speak at PHLAFF! Over my three years with …

“To My Motherland” At The Grand Rapids Feminist Film Festival At UICA In Michigan

"To My Motherland" At The Grand Rapids Feminist Film Festival At UICA In Michigan

Kristal Sotomayor is a bilingual (Spanish + English) documentary filmmaker, cinematographer, and video editor based in Philadelphia. To My Motherland is accepted into the Grand Rapids Feminist Film Festival! The Grand Rapids Feminist Film Festival is a free one-day celebration dedicated to elevating voices and showcasing talent from historically underrepresented groups in mainstream media. The festival is located in Michigan at the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA). In the past three years, the festival has received over 2,000 film submissions and welcomed over 3,000 people of all genders, races, ages, religions and abilities.