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Djali Brown-Cepeda

Djali Brown-Cepeda

Founder and Curator
Nuevayorkinos and BLK THEN

Djali Brown-Cepeda is a filmmaker, racial justice advocate, and archivist. Djali is the founder and curator of Nuevayorkinos and BLK THEN, digital archives dedicated to preserving NYC Latinx and Black history through family photographs and stories.

Graduating from the New School University, Djali is a film producer. She associate produced the Cannes award-winning short, Railroad Ties and La Madrina: The Savage Life of Lorine Padilla, an official selection in both the 2020 Tribeca and DOC NYC Film Festivals.

A literacy and politics enthusiast, Djali started Djali’s Book Club, dedicated to sharing books on BIPOC liberation and social justice, and was a Voto Latino Electoral Partner.


Djali Brown-Cepeda