Dorian Gomez

CDS Courses Intern

Dorian Aidee Gomez Pestaña is a Mexican filmmaker and storyteller based in Durham, NC. Her voice and lens are intent on telling stories of inclusion and belonging. With very little formal training, Dorian has immersed herself in her local filmmaking community seeking every opportunity to practice her craft. She is a founding member of the Undocumented Filmmakers Collective and hopes to help find access to sustainable careers and resources for undocumented artists and storytellers. Her more recent work includes being the creative director and editor for the Nuestro South Podcast which explores the history of Mexican immigrants in the South during the Jim Crow Era and compares it to the immigrant experience of today.

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