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Richard Montoya

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Chicano Filmaker

Montoya is a Chicano Filmmaker, solo playwright and founding member of Culture Clash, his first familia are the Montoya's originally of New Mexico, father Jose and uncle Malaquias are seminal figures in Chicano Art and Literature both having learned critical skills from are markable woman named Luciana Montoya. Montoya is an alumni of the Sundance Institute for film & writing and a former Annenberg Film Fellow for his landmark film Water & Power.  He raises two creative children in Los Angeles with his partner, Mountain, Luna Lucia and Consuelo respectively. He is honored to be a part of this important conference today and wishes to thank Amanda Quintero Ph. D, and her amazing team. See you Saturday night at the Soraya!