|Producers||Ramona S. Diaz|
The Untitled Ramona S. Diaz Film explores the relationship between fear and the institutions empowered to protect us.
About the Filmmaker
Ramona S. Diaz (Director, Producer) is an Asian American filmmaker best known for her compelling character-driven documentaries that combine a profound appreciation for cinematic aesthetics and potent storytelling. Her films have demonstrated her ability to gain intimate access to the people she films resulting in keenly observed moments and nuanced narratives. Her films have screened and won awards at Sundance, the Berlinale, Tribeca and many other top-tier film festivals. All of Ramona’s feature-length films, Imelda (2004), The Learning (2011), Don’t Stop Believin’: Everyman’s Journey (2013), have been broadcast on either POV or Independent Lens on PBS. Her latest film, Motherland (2017), won an award at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival and had its international premiere at the Berlinale. It was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for Best Documentary. Ramona was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship and was inducted into AMPAS in 2016. She is a current recipient of a Women at Sundance Fellowship and a Chicken & Egg Pictures Breakthrough Filmmaker Award.