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As part of HIFF's 2020 Film For Thought Program presented by the Hawai‘i Council for the Humanities, join us for a special Conversation With Cecilia Aldarondo director of LANDFALL. Moderated by Mehana Vaughan, Assistant Professor with Natural Resources and Environmental Management University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa.
CLICK HERE to read a companion essay by Professor Mehana Vaughan.
About Cecilia Aldarondo
Cecilia Aldarondo is a documentary director-producer from the Puerto Rican diaspora whose work has been supported by the Sundance Institute, Firelight Media, Field of Vision, IFP, ITVS, the Jerome Foundation, and many others. Her feature documentary MEMORIES OF A PENITENT HEART had its World Premiere at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival and was broadcast on POV in July 2017. She is a 2021 New America Fellow, a 2019 Guggenheim Fellow, two-time MacDowell Colony Fellow, and 2017 Women at Sundance Fellow. In 2019 she was named to DOC NYC's 40 Under 40 list and is one of 2015’s 25 New Faces of Independent Film. She teaches at Williams College.