Diana Sánchez Maciel is an experimental filmmaker and curator born in Mexico City and raised in California. She graduated from San Francisco State University with a BA in Cinema. Her passion for film history, particularly American avant-garde and Third Cinema influences her creative work. Diana has helped programmed films at recognized festivals such as 2019 San Francisco International Film Festival and Mill Valley Film Festival. As a filmmaker, Diana is interested in media archaeology, material and digital forms, and memory. Her experimental films have been screened at San Francisco Cinematheque’s CROSSROADS and Craig Baldwin’s OTHER CINEMA. She currently works for Veteran Documentary Corps as a Research Assistant. She is participating on pre-production research, shoots, treatments, and engaging the community with veteran stories through film screenings. Diana is also currently working on an ambitious project with San Francisco State University’s film archive.