2018 UndocuQueer Conference
Saturday, October 13, 2018
Washington State University, Tri-Cities
Keynote Speaker: Armando Ibañez
Armando Ibañez is an undocuqueer filmmaker and activist from Guerrero, Mexico. He has been living in the United States for over 16 years and lives in Paramount, California with his mother and two siblings. Armando is involved in the LGBTQ and immigrant rights movements and is an active member with Familia: Trans Queer Liberation Movement. His passion for film began at the age of 7 years old while watching Mexican cinema from the 1950s. Currently, Armando is the director and writer of the online series “Undocumented Tales,” a story that follows the journey of a Mexican undocumented and queer server living in Los Angeles. He is committed to portraying authentic Latinx characters and address real issues impacting immigrant communities in the United States.