Alejandra Quiroz (She/Her/Ella) is a talented Writer, Producer, Director, and Podcast Host, originally from Honduras and raised in Los Angeles, California. Her passion lies in exploring the Central American experiences, both in the Diaspora and in their homeland, while shining a light on the challenges of migration. Throughout her career, Alejandra has been committed to promoting the inclusion, representation, and inclusivity of Central Americans. She earned her B.A in Cinema and Television Arts and Central American Studies from Cal State Northridge. In 2020, Alejandra launched her podcast, Central American Voices, where she explores Central American experiences around the world. In 2022, Alejandra took her career to the next level by opening her own production company, Our Lú Productions LLC. The company focuses on creating films, TV shows, and commercials that showcase the diversity within Media.
About their film: Ahari, a DACA recipient from Honduras set off on a vacation to San Juan, Puerto Rico, only to face an unforeseen turn of events. An emergency landing in the Dominican Republic, where he crossed paths with Yamaris, a young Dominican woman who dreamed of a better life. Together, they embarked on a journey to escape the island and to reach American territory, forcing them to learn from one another. Through the eyes of Yamaris, Ahari discovered a newfound appreciation for his own culture and heritage. Some believe that the emergency landing was more than just a coincidence, but a divine intervention from the ancestral gods, meant to guide Ahari back to his roots.