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Maya Cueva

Maya Cueva

2020 MediaMaker Fellows
Maya Cueva, Director of On the Divide and 2020 BAVC MediaMaker Fellow, headshot. Maya wears a black sleeveless turtleneck and engraved silver hoop earrings and looks into the camera, abstracted light through leaves of a tree in the background.

Maya Cueva

2020 MediaMaker Fellows

Maya Cueva is an award-winning director and producer. Her work has been featured on NPR's All Things Considered, Latino USA, The Atlantic, Teem Vogue, and National Geographic and has screened at SXSW, Palm Springs International ShortFest, Full Frame Documentary Festival, and DOC NYC. Her short documentary, The Provider, won an Emmy at the College Television Awards. She was a 2019 Sundance Ignite Fellow, a 2019 Film Independent Documentary Lab fellow, and a fellow at the Jacob Burns Film Center.

 

On the Divide

On the Divide follows three Latinx people living in McAllen, Texas who are connected to the last abortion clinic on the U.S./Mexico border. As threats to the clinic and their personal safety mount, our three characters are forced to make decisions they never could have imagined.