Kristal Sotomayor

Sotomayor Productions

Kristal Sotomayor (they/she) is a bilingual Latinx journalist, filmmaker, and festival programmer based in Philadelphia. They founded the production company Sotomayor Productions where they are working on EXPANDING SANCTUARY, a short documentary about the historic end to police surveillance organized by the Latinx immigrant community in South Philadelphia. They are also developing a docu-animation film ALX THROUGH THE LABYRINTH that takes a dive into the nonbinary Latinx Alice In Wonderland-like reality of contracting COVID-19. Kristal serves as the Awards Competition Manager for the International Documentary Association (IDA) and Programming Director for the Philadelphia Latino Film Festival (PHLAFF).