Subjects That Speak
XOCHITL DORSEY is a director, producer and editor of documentary and narrative films. She recently produced and co-edited the four-part HBO documentary series "15: A Quinceañera Story," which premiered in December 2017, and produced the HBO feature documentary film, "The Latin Explosion." She also directed and produced "Shot In Mexico," which premiered on the PBS World Channel in March 2018. Xochitl holds an MFA in Directing & Production from UCLA and an MA in Latin American Studies from NYU. Her documentary and narrative work has appeared on HBO, PBS, the BBC, NPR, Showtime, MSNBC and mun2, as well as film festivals around the country. She was nominated for a 2011 Imagen Award for her television documentary, "The New America." She also received the Directors Guild of America (DGA) award for Best Short Film in the Latino Category and won the Mercury Latino Lens Short Film Challenge for her film "Tears & Tortillas." In addition, Xochitl was a fellow of the Tribeca Film Festival All Access Program, the CPB/PBS Producers Academy and the CPB/National Minority Consortia (NMC).