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Director of ON THE DIVIDE

Maya is a Latina award-winning director and producer with a background in documentary, radio, and audio producing. Her work has been featured on NPR's All Things Considered, Latino USA, The Atlantic, Teen Vogue, and National Geographic. Her feature film, ON THE DIVIDE, premiered in the documentary competition at Tribeca Film Festival in 2021. She was also selected to be part of the Tribeca Film Institute/A&E StoryLab in 2020. Her short documentary, THE PROVIDER, premiered at SXSW and was nominated for a student Emmy. Maya’s other film ONLY THE MOON premiered at Full Frame Documentary

Festival in 2019 and awarded her a Sundance Ignite Fellowship via the Sundance Film Institute. Maya was a 2019 North Star Fellow part of the Points North Institute, a 2019 Film Independent Documentary Lab fellow, and a fellow at the Jacob Burns Film Center. Her most recent short documentary ALE LIBRE was selected to screen at several Oscar qualifying festivals, including Big Sky Documentary Festival, Hot Docs, Aspen Film Festival, and SFFILM. Maya’s feature documentary ON THE DIVIDE will broadcast on POV PBS in Spring 2022.