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The Lens is the FotoFocus editorial platform, highlighting our programming and featuring in-depth conversations on photography and the moving image drawn from perspectives and insights in our community, throughout our region, and around the globe.

Q&A with Diana Vargas, Guest Curator for the FotoFocus Symposium: Telephotography Film Program

Posted on April 5, 2022

Diana Vargas brings her on-the-ground expertise of contemporary Latin American and Spanish-language cinema, highlighting its continually shifting engagement with moving images and how they reflect current discourses surrounding pandemic-era communication and the role film festivals play in the projection of national identity.

El actor principal (2019)

Diana Vargas, a multiple Emmy Award-winner for her work on New York’s CUNY TV programming, can trace her love of moving images all the way back to her childhood in Cali,... Continue