Ligaiya Romero

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Ligaiya Romero

Ligaiya Romero (they.them.theirs.siyá) is a documentary filmmaker and visual artist working with collective memory and the decolonial imagination.

They recently directed the short film, Maia Cruz Palileo: Becoming the Moon, for PBS American Masters, Firelight Media, & Topic. Ligaiya is currently working on a documentary film about Asian-American activism, called Not Your Model Minority!

Ligaiya is the Video Producer & Editor for The Argus Project, a transmedia documentary on police violence and citizen counter-surveillance. The project was a collaboration with CopWatch NYC, supported by Tribeca New Media Fund, and presented at Tribeca Film Festival in 2016.

Ligaiya is a Firelight Media Documentary Lab fellow, a CAAM fellow, and a member of the Queer Producers Collective.