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 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!