2020 Create Change Fellow
NYC | Documentary film
Laura Bustillos Jáquez is a Mexican born documentary filmmaker and photographer from the border of Mexico and the United States. As a transnational woman of color, she focuses on telling stories about immigration and social reconstruction movements within the US-Mexico border, Africa, the Caribbean, and the world. Laura graduated with a BA in Visual Journalism and a special recognition from Brooks Institute in Ventura, California. She then obtained a David Lynch MA in Film at Maharishi University in 2015. Laura is currently based in New York City.
What Does Abundance Mean To You?
“I believe abundance is manifested in different ways. Sometimes it looks like community, access to resources, love, support, empathy, and all values that have the potential to improve the quality of our lives.”