Ligaiya Romero

Ligaiya Romero is a documentary filmmaker and visual artist working with collective memory and the decolonial imagination.

Romero is based in both Durham, NC and Brooklyn, NY. She is currently working on a photography project about inherited memory, hidden histories, and her family.

Ligaiya is the Video Producer & Editor for 'The Argus Project', a transmedia documentary on police violence and citizen counter-surveillance. The project was supported by Tribeca New Media Fund and presented at Tribeca Film Festival Storyscapes 2016.

Ligaiya is a fellow at Firelight Media's Documentary Story Lab and a member of the Queer Producers Collective. She was recently a Visiting Professor at UNC-Chapel Hill's School of Media and Journalism, teaching documentary film and photography.