2017 Fellow

MIchelle Aguilar

Michelle_Aguilar_Sq.jpgMichelle received her Masters in Social Documentation from UC Santa Cruz. She has produced numerous non-fiction multi-media projects in cultures and communities across the world. After serving as a Peace Corps volunteer in a rural indigenous community in Panama, she later returned to produce El Cacao which played at the Margaret Mead, Big Sky, the Environmental Film Festival, and was nominated for an IDA Award. She is the Director of Production for Meridian Hill Pictures.

Fellowship Project: No Place To Grow about what happens when migrated farming traditions and livelihoods intersect with urban gentrification.