Missy Hernandez (USA)

Missy Hernandez is a filmmaker whose writing focuses on female-centric narratives that highlight and investigate Latinx experiences within the United States and the Caribbean. Her credits include writer and producer of The Last Election and Other Love Stories, a feature documentary/fiction hybrid shot on election day 2020 (Warsaw Film Festival, Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival, Urbanworld), writer/co-producer for narrative/documentary social-thriller American Thief (distributed via Film Movement 2020), and associate producer for Terence Nance’s Peabody Award-winning television series Random Acts of Flyness (produced in partnership with A24 for HBO). Her television pilot script Family Medicine was a finalist for the Script Pipeline TV Writing Competition, and her feature script I Don’t Dream in Spanish Anymore was a participant in Cine Qua Non Lab’s 2020 Storylines Lab and the 2022 Chicago Independent Producers Lab.

I Don’t Dream in Spanish Anymore A mother-to-be must uncover the secrets of her family history and embrace her clairvoyant abilities to undo the ancestral curse that could claim her baby’s life.