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Alicia Aroche (she/her) is a media producer, director and writer, with a career spanning television and film, literary and academic research and publishing and journalism.

Alicia is interested in amplifying and activating narratives, that delve into the ambiguities, contradictions and tensions along life’s journey. She is drawn to multi-layered and multi-textured media, from film to the DJ set, that contribute to decolonizing identity, connecting global diasporic experiences or contributing to individual and collective healing.

She is an award-winning filmmaker, with her work having been screened at the New York Short Film Festival, Atlanta Underground Film Festival, and in Montréal, Québec, Canada as public art. Alicia is the founder and director of La Ceiba Festival, a magical resistance experience bringing together narrative change and arts activism.   Aroche has a Master’s Degree in Education in Participatory Action Research and a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communications from Virginia Commonwealth University.