Aurora Guerrero is a queer Xicana raised in the Bay Area. She has over 10 years of filmmaking experience as a writer/director. Her debut feature Mosquita y Mari premiered at this year's Sundance Film Festival and went on to screen in competition at the San Francisco International Film Festival. During its making Mosquita y Mari was awarded a 2011 SFFS/KRF Post-Production Grant, 2011 LG Cinema 3D Fellowship, 2005 Sundance Ford Fellowship, and 2005 Paul Robeson Development Grant, and was selected to participate at the Sundance Indigenous Filmmaker Lab, Tribeca All Access Program and Film Independent Producer’s Lab. Guerrero has also directed short narrative films including Pura Lengua (2005 Sundance Film Festival) and Viernes Girl (winner of the 2005 HBO/NYLIFF short film competition). Guerrero is a 2012 Sundance Institute/Time Warner Storytelling Fellow.