Born in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, Juan C. Dávila is a documentary filmmaker and multi-media journalist. His work focuses on environmentalism, social movements and globalization. In his professional film work, Dávila has directed two long-length documentary films: “Compañeros de lucha” (2012) and “Vieques: una batalla inconclusa” (2016). His documentary filmography also includes the short-documentary film, “La generación del estanbai “(2016), which won “BestNational Short Film” at Festival Internacional de Cine Fine Arts in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He recently directed a TV pilot for a documentary series called “The Response,” which explores how people rise together in the aftermath of climate disasters. Dávila currently works as a correspondent for Democracy Now!, his journalist work has also been featured in: TeleSur, the Huffington Post, the Washington Post, and the Indypendent in New York. He holds a Bachelor in Arts of Communication from Universidad del Sagrado Corazón in Puerto Rico (2011) and a Master of Arts in Social Documentation from the University of California, Santa Cruz (2015). Right now, he is the artist in residence of Agitarte, a cultural organization of working-class artists based in Puerto Rico, whose work focuses on supporting grassroots social movements, and agitating for liberation. He is also working as a senior producer for When We Fight We Win podcast, and recently premiered a commissioned short-film “Aftershocks of Disaster” (2020), based on a book by the same name.