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ROCIO DEL AGUILA

Producer / Director

Chio works at Wichita State University. She is a 19th.-Century Latin-American Literature specialist with an interest in food studies. She oversees all the project and is in charge of logistics. 

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ENRIQUE NAVARRO

Producer / Writer

Enrique is an Assistant Professor at Wichita State University in literature and visual studies. He bring his experience with narratives and storytelling to create the backbone for the documentary. 

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ELIZABETH HARP

Project Assistant / Film Crew

Ellie is a student of Education and Spanish with a passion for traveling and cultures. She was in charge of written material, logistics, translation, and a myriad of other responsibilities. 

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MARGI AULT-DUELL

Writer / Researcher

Margi has been working for social change for 15 years. She is an experienced interpreter / translator, facilitator, writer, and speaker who is involved with the ICT-Army of Artists and a board member of SoCe Life.

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ALEJANDRA ZAMBRANO

Writer / Script Writer

Ale is the Founder and Director of La Poderosa Media Project, an organization that supports community-based arts programs. She is an Associate Professor of Latin American Literature and Creative Writing in San Francisco de Quito University. 

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JOEL ESCARPITA

Community Advisor

Joel is completely bilingual and bicultural. With a BA in Fine Arts and MA in Education,  he works in Marshall Middle School. He is the Visual Arts teacher for the Seed House and is interested in the Latinx community.

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JAY PRICE

Historian

Jay is a historian who brought his insights on food and foodways of Kansas. He is the Chair of the History Department at WSU. 

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TRAVIS MCCARTY

Associate Producer /

Photography & Edition Director

Travis ia a video reporter for KAKE News in Kansas and has a background in Anthropology and Spanish. He is vegan so he did not try all the delicious recipes.

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DREW COLCHER

Music Director

Drew has been a multi-instrumentalist and performing musician in many genres, playing all over the U.S. and in Chile, and independently releasing at least 10 albums with 5 different bands. Drew  is a Spanish PhD student at UT Austin. 

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JENNY MASIAS

Writer / Researcher / Logistics

Jenny is a first-generation Mexican that lived with her family in Newton, Kansas her entire life. She is studying her Spanish MA at WSU and she is researching archives from local Catholic churches on Kansas Latinx communities. 

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OMAR GONZALEZ

Film Crew / Event planner

Omar is a Phd student at Texas State University where he focuses on Mexican-American topics. His love from film and being completely bicultural from California made him a perfect fit for the project.  

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TREVOR NIERMAN

Technology Support

Trevor has a BA in Computer Science and has experience working with technology and digital materials.

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CAROLYN SPEER

Humanities Consultant

Carolyn works at Instruction and Design and Accessibility (IDA) at WSU. She brings her years of experience in media, storytelling, and professional culinary training. She supervised the assessment and progress of the project.