Official Selections
& Screenings

  • 2 Public TV airings, New Orleans (LA) as of June 2019

  • 21 Public TV airings, 14 Cities in 6 States (CA, KS, MD, LA, MI, TN) 2018

  • 26 Public TV airings, 11 Cities in 10 States (AZ, CA, KS, PA, LA, MI, NY, TN, UT, WA) 2017

  • 45 Public TV airings, 38 Cities in 8 States (CA, KS, KY, MI, NM, NY, SC, UT) 2016

  • MIT Club of San Diego - Movie, Demo, Healthy Taco Bar Feb 24, 2018

  • Coronado Island Film Festival, The Black Box Theater @ Coronado Performing Arts Center, Coronado, CA, Friday, 10:00am, November 10, 2017 

  • Imagen Foundation, Beverly Hills, CA, Best Information Program Nomination, Imagen Awards Program, August 18, 2017

  • Logan Heights Branch Library, San Diego, 5:30pm, March 28, 2017

  • Latino Resource Center, Jackson,WY, November 10, 2016

  • Teton County Public Library, Jackson, WY, November 10, 2016

  • Cal State University, La Raza & Students for
    Democratic Communities, Long Beach, October 25, 2016

  • National City Public Library, The Face Behind the Arts Program, National City, July 25, 2016

  • Palm Spring International Short Fest, Film Market
    Palm Springs, June 21-27, 2016 

  • UC San Diego Library Series,
    UCSD Faculty Club, March 29, 2016  

  • Equinox Women's Film Festival,
    Palmer, AK, March 26, 2016

  • San Diego Latino Film Festival,
    San Diego, CA, March 14, 2016

  • Pasadena International Film Festival,
    Pasadena, CA, March 5, 2016

  • Nevada Women's Film Festival,
    Las Vegas, NV, March 5, 2016

  • Film Consortium San Diego,  Three Time Award Winner
    Museum of Photographic Arts, February 13, 2016

  • Canada Shorts, Award Finalist,
    Toronto & Vancouver, Canada,  2016

  • Best Shorts Competition, Award of Merit,
    La Jolla, CA,  December 15, 2015

  • Accolade Global Film Competition, Award of
    Recognition
    : Women Filmmaker, November 30, 2015 

  • Global Health Film Festival, London, Royal Society of Medicine, October 31, 2015

  • i imagine Film Festival, New York City, SVA Theater, October 8, 2015

 

NEWS

Wellness Warrior: Witness the Kitchenistas!, May 25, 2016
Examiner: PIFF's 3 Yr of Success, Highlights The Kitchenistas, April 13, 2016
NBC News: Kitchenistas Documentary Spotlights..., March 29, 2016
KPBS Midday Edition: Eating Well in National City, March 29. 2016 
San Diego UT: Kitchenistas Break Down Barriers, March 12, 2016
CBS News: National City Kitchenistas, Feb 24, 2016
San Diego Ch 6: Kitchenistas Encourage Healthy Food, Oct 18, 2015
San Diego Ch 10: Kitchenistas Featured on Worldwide State, Oct 7, 2015
In the News: Olivewood Gardens and Learning Center

 

THANK YOU

In addition to the credits in the film, I wish to thank individuals who helped me behind the scenes with encouragement and support on this journey. 

Betty Beyster - Jim Beyster - Lan and Mark Beyster - Joye Blount - Jane Fetter - Derek Floyd - Laura Galinson - Jessie Knight - Michael Hayden - Sally Hardin - Laurie Hawkins - Ben Lawless - Erwin Milan - Jill Neal - Teddy Nelson - Angela Nguyen - Wade Sanders - Eric Smith - Valerie Ann Nemeth - Mary Walshok