Jasmin Mara López is a journalist, audio producer and filmmaker. Born in the U.S. with familial roots in México, her childhood was affected by issues experienced on both sides of the U.S.-México border. This instilled in her a strong passion for immigrant rights, youth empowerment, and social change. Jasmin founded Project Luz, which taught Mexican youth to document stories from within their communities. Her audio documentary Deadly Divide: Migrant Death on the Border received the Society of Professional Journalists’ Excellence in Journalism Award in 2015. Jasmin has garnered support for SILENT BEAUTY from organizations like Chicken & Egg Pictures, Black Public Media, Southern Documentary Fund, Sundance Institute, ITVS, Tribeca Film Institute, Latino Public Broadcasting, Firelight Media, Creative Capital, DocsMX, and Visions du Réel.