Jahaira Daga Acevedo

Jahaira profile

MFA Production Student

Jahaira Daga Acevedo is a Peruvian filmmaker based in Austin. She received her B.A. in Audiovisual Communication from the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru (PUCP) and is a graduate candidate for the M.F.A. in Film & Media Production at The University of Texas at Austin. She has worked in post-production sound and directed both fiction and documentary short films. Her projects include four autobiographical documentaries that explore personal, poetic, and familiar stories. Her short film Latente (2018) was part of Muestra Itinerante at Festival de Cine de Lima 2019 and official selection at Festival de Cine Universitario Render 2019. Areas of interest: documentary, performance, social justice, feminism, sexuality, Latino culture, autobiography.