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IDA Member Spotlight

María Luisa Santos is a Costa Rican director, editor and writer. She’s interested in stories about place, memory, and personal loss. Her latest short
Gita joined FilmAid as the Director after decades of producing, programming, and fundraising for documentary films. She spent many years with Kartemquin Films, a Chicago-based film collaborative that empowers documentary filmmakers who create stories that foster a more engaged and just society.
Member Spotlight: Agniia Galdanova and Igor Myakotin
Afton Quast Saler is a documentary and narrative fiction filmmaker, writer, and performer, who is committed to disability and mental health advocacy
Jasmín Mara López is a Mexican-American filmmaker living between Los Angeles and New Orleans. Born in the U.S. with familial roots in México, her
Miroslava is an indigenous, Mexican-American mother and storyteller on a journey to reclaim her indigeneity. Throughout her life, Miros’ insatiable
IDA: Tell us about yourself. What is your profession (or passion)? Nazanin Nematollahi: Born and raised in Iran after the Islamic revolution of 1979
Rea Tajiri is an award-winning interdisciplinary artist and educator who creates installation, documentary and experimental films. Her work situates
Gerardo del Valle is a video journalist from Guatemala currently based in New York City. His work explores the people behind the headlines and the
Tsanavi Spoonhunter was born and raised in Payahuunadü—the homelands of her Paiute people in central California—and is a proud citizen of the Northern