About Cecilia Aldarondo
Photography courtesy of Flora Hanitijo.
Cecilia Aldarondo is a documentary director-producer from the Puerto Rican diaspora whose work has been supported by ITVS, HBO, A&E, the Sundance Institute, Cinereach, Firelight Media, Field of Vision, IFP, the Jerome Foundation, and many others. Her feature documentary Memories of a Penitent Heart had its World Premiere at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival and was broadcast on POV in 2017. She is a 2019 Guggenheim Fellow, a 2017 Women at Sundance Fellow, two-time MacDowell Colony Fellow, recipient of a 2019 Bogliasco Foundation Residency, and was named by Filmmaker Magazine as one of 2015’s ’25 New Faces of Independent Film.’ She teaches at Skidmore College.