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.

“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.

“To My Motherland” At the Philadelphia Latino Film Festival

"To My Motherland" At the Philadelphia Latino Film Festival

Kristal Sotomayor is a bilingual (Spanish + English) documentary filmmaker, cinematographer, and video editor based in Philadelphia. From volunteer to official selection at the Philadelphia Latino Film Festival! This year will be the second in a row when I volunteer at the festival. To top it off, my short film To My Mother Land was accepted into the Youth Showcase!

“To My Motherland” Screening Internationally At The BACKUP_FESTIVAL In Weimar, Germany

"To My Motherland" Screening Internationally At The BACKUP_FESTIVAL In Weimar, Germany

Kristal Sotomayor is a bilingual (Spanish + English) documentary filmmaker, cinematographer, and video editor based in Philadelphia. My film, To My Motherland, screened for Backup audiences on Sunday, May 21st. It screened under the special programing "Trautes Heim, Glück Allein," or "Home Sweet Home" in English, a set of eleven curated films pertaining to belonging and acceptance. After the screening, there was a short Q&A with filmmakers.

Awarded Bryn Mawr College Film Studies Program Fellowship

Awarded Bryn Mawr College Film Studies Program

Kristal Sotomayor is a bilingual (Spanish + English) documentary filmmaker, cinematographer, and video editor based in Philadelphia. It is my pleasure to announce that the Bryn Mawr College Film Studies Program has awarded me a $1,300 fellowship to attend the Backup_Festival at Bauhaus University in Weimar, Germany! In addition, I have received a Bryn Mawr College Dean's Office Grant and LILAC Career Development Grant to make it to the festival!