Almudena Carracedo

Almudena Carracedo is an Emmy award-winning filmmaker and activist. Almudena directed the Emmy-award winning Made in L.A., a feature documentary about three immigrant women’s transformation as they fight for their rights in Los Angeles garment factories. 

With support from the Ford Foundation, Made in L.A.’s outreach campaign concluded with the creation of an Education and Organizing Toolkit, a two-DVD set that includes the film, 6 short targeted video modules and a 100-page discussion guide, all accessible in 12 languages, which is currently being distributed by the UCLA Labor Center to organizations serving low wage immigrant workers across the United States.

Prior to Made in L.A., Almudena directed the short documentary Welcome, A Docu-Journey of Impressions, an impressionistic look at the border city of Tijuana, which won the Sterling Award at Silverdocs and played at numerous film festivals.