Kristal Sotomayor

  • Media Arts/Emerging Practices
  • Philadelphia, PA

Kristal Sotomayor (they/she) is a bilingual Latinx filmmaker, programmer, and journalist based in Philadelphia. Currently, they are in post-production on Expanding Sanctuary, a documentary about the historic end to police surveillance organized by nonprofit Juntos and the Latinx immigrant community in South Philadelphia. Kristal is a DCTV Docu Work-In-Progress Lab Fellow, IF/Then North Shorts Resident, Justice For My Sister Sci-Fi Screenwriting Lab Fellow, Good Pitch Local: Philadelphia Fellow, and 2017 NeXtDoc Fellow. They serve as the Programming Director of the Philadelphia Latino Film Festival and Co-Founder of Ā”Presente! Media. Formerly, Kristal was the Communications and Outreach Coordinator at Scribe Video Center.