Festival Year: 2019, 2017


Krista Schlyer

Roles: Director

Krista Schlyer is a conservation documentarian and storyteller living in the Washington DC area. For the past decade she has documented the rich biodiversity of the United States-Mexico borderlands and the impacts of U.S. border policy on the region. She is the writer/director of Ay Mariposa and author of Continental Divide: Wildlife, People and the Border Wall, winner of the 2013 National Outdoor Book Award and Ansel Adams Award. You can see more of her work at KristaSchlyer.com and learn more about the borderlands at Embattled Borderlands.


Ay Mariposa

(US, 2019, 57min)


(US, 2016, 7min)