Creative Team

Lucy Adams (Director) is a filmmaker from Hastings-on-Hudson, New York. She is a current recipient of the "Made in NY" Women's Film, TV and Theater Fund from the New York Foundation for the Arts and the Office of the Mayor. Previously, she was awarded the Valentine and Clark Emerging Artist Fellowship at the Jacob Burns Film Center in June 2016 and was subsequently a member of the pilot class of Creative Culture. Her work spans both narrative and documentary filmmaking with an emphasis on character driven storytelling and explores the relationship between technology, aging, and human connection. Her latest film, Lorrie Goulet: Spirit into Stone (DOC NYC) premiered at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. As a freelance editor and cinematographer, Lucy has worked on several short films that have screened at film festivals internationally. 

Sara Torres Vega (Producer) is an artist, researcher and educator. She is an Assistant Professor at the Complutense University of Madrid while working with The Museum of Modern Art, New York. She holds a Licenciatura (2010), an MA (2012) and a PhD (2016) in Art Education from Complutense University of Madrid. Her work focuses on educational, relational and participatory practices for social connectivity that have art as a catalyst. She has undertaken artistic projects in museums, hospitals and high schools in Spain, the United States, the United Kingdom, India and Nepal.

 

James D. Fernández (Producer) is Collegiate Professor in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Literatures at New York University.  He holds a BA from Dartmouth College (1983), and an MA (1985) and PhD (1988) in Romance Languages and Literatures from Princeton University.  He has published numerous studies on how lives are rendered in stories, as well as on how the histories of Spain, Spanish America and the US are inextricably connected.  As co-Director of a research project on the history of Spanish emigration to the US, Fernández has co-directed and co-written three documentary films that explore the lives of descendants of Spanish immigrants in the States.