Sonia Malfa is currently the program director for the Association of Independent Film and Video Makers. She comes from a Puerto Rican family in Buffalo, New York. In 1996, she received a B.A. in American Studies from the University of California at Santa Cruz and in 1999 earned her M.A. in American and Intercultural Studies from the University of Buffalo. Malfa has worked as producer on various film and video productions, including the ITVS documentary, Homecoming. Malfa also worked on La Sangre Llama, a documentary about Puerto Rican musical culture in Buffalo. It screened at the Women in the Director's Chair International Film and Video Festival and was broadcast locally on PBS. Sonia's other works include On Women's Recipes and Sweatin'. In 2004, she co-founded Chica Sol Films, LLC where she is currently producing Voice of the Voiceless, a documentary about the life of death row inmate Mumia Abu Jamal.
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