Maya Cueva, “Being Ale” documentary

Maya Cueva is an award-winning multimedia producer and director. Her work has been featured on NPR’s All Things Considered, Latino USA, The Atlantic, National Geographic, Cosmopolitan, The Huffington Post, StyleCaster, and NBC’s Nightly News. Maya’s films have screened internationally and across the U.S., including SXSW, Palm Springs International ShortFest, and the International Youth Film Festival Langesund in Norway. She is a 2019 Sundance Ignite Fellow and a Valentine and Clark Emerging Artist Fellow at the Jacob Burns Film Center. Her current documentary, Being Ale, follows undocumented activist Alejandra Pablos who is fighting for political asylum.

Grantee Information

Year(s) Awarded: 2018