Hey, I'm Victoria!
Durham, North Carolina
I'm a writer, filmmaker, and folklorist whose work has been published in The Guardian, The American Prospect, and in multiple other publications. My bilingual documentary short, “Un Buen Carnicero,” was selected for the 2015 PBS Online Film Festival and the 2016 Indie Grits Film Festival, among others. I studied journalism and Spanish in college and completed a master’s degree in folklore at UNC-Chapel Hill. In addition to being the food editor for INDY Week in Durham, North Carolina, I'm currently a director on the docuemntary feature The Last Partera.
The Last Partera
A 95-year-old midwife passes on her wisdom to a new generation of Costa Rican women fighting for their right to choose how they give birth.
Projects I'm Supporting
The Pet Peeve Police
Ridding the world of inconsiderate douches one pet peeve at a time.
A violent altercation between a police officer and a black man left one person dead. A couple passing by must decide what they believe.
A young woman reflects on the authenticity of her parents marriage in a staged dinner scene revealing three individual perspectives.
A troubled girl follows a magical being into the woods where her fears take on fantastical forms.
Butterflies is a dark look at the psychological affects of bullying on Melanie as she navigates her way through high school.
Two women set off on separate journeys of self-reflection and contemplation. What happened between them? How did the relationship die?
Stardust & Moonbeams
Swing on a Jazz Age star... Beth is behind the camera, Will is the object of HER gaze. Like us, Beth grabs the camera & changes the view.
Following her mother’s funeral, Nina flies to Los Angeles and navigates a bizarre mix of Angelenos as she searches for her missing sister.
Abby and Tabby Alone in the Desert
A modern day Thelma and Louise... with aliens... and it's a comedy.
Women's March - a documentary by TrimTab Media
On January 21, 2017, millions of women came together in solidarity to march in cities across America.
Black Beach/White Beach: A Tale of Two Beaches
Racial tensions rise in Myrtle Beach, SC, with 2 competing motorcycle festivals - one black, one white - in a historically segregated town.
The Last Clinics
"The Last Clinics" follows abortion clinics and communities at the center of the battle against reproductive rights.
Don't Talk About the Baby
There shouldn't be a stigma surrounding miscarriage, stillbirth or infertility. This has happened to someone you know--Let's talk about it.
"Slut: A Documentary Film"
Sharing personal stories to explore how we can work toward a world that embraces female sexuality and supports victims of sexual assault.