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EOP Alum, Mariales Diaz ’19 Named a Sundance Ignite Fellow

Congratulations! Emerging filmmaker to be a Sundance Ignite x Adobe Fellow

EOP Alum, Mariales Diaz ’19 is a queer, gender expansive Dominican immigrant raised in Brooklyn. They create documentaries and narratives focused on exploring human relationships, the conceptualization of the “American Dream,” and intersectionalities within identity.

Their storytellings center Black and brown trans and gender expansive folxs. Diaz is a Fall 2019 Creative Culture Valentine and Clark Emerging Artist Fellow at the Jacob Burns Film Center and a 2019 NeXtDoc Fellow.

They are currently working on a second short film with Creative Culture, exploring the story of two enamored teenage girls seeking revenge on one of their assaulters.

Click here for more information on the Sundance Ignite Fellowship and to view Mariales’ film Undone.