For the past seven years, Cristina has been making short fiction and non-fiction films that have been seen on public television, in galleries, museums, schools and film festivals across the United States including: the Guggenheim, Exit Art Gallery, the Queens Museum, Stanford and Brown Universities.
Her award-winning directorial debut, Dirty Laundry: A Homemade Telenovela aired on the PBS series ColorVision. She has also produced award-winning satire including: Grandma’s Hip Hop, Lupe From the Block and Amnezac, which can be seen online at www.fulana.org. She is currently developing her first feature film, Love & Monster Trucks.
Cristina has produced films for the Zeum and the Heard Museum. She worked with Gina Prince at the Sundance Institute’s Filmmakers Lab on Love & Basketball, with Griffin Dunne on Practical Magic, with the Pulitzer Prize winning Photo Journalist David Turnley, and Lourdes Portillo on Señorita Extraviada. Cristina is a Rockefeller Fellow, a New York Foundation for the Arts fellow, and a CPB/PBS Producers Academy Fellow. She is a member of the National Association of Latino Independent Producers, a founding member of fulana, a Latina multi-media collaborative and SubCine, the first Latino self-distribution collective.