Juan Mejia Botero


Juan Mejia Botero is a Colombian documentary filmmaker currently based in Bogotá, Colombia. His work includes Merging Voices: The Youth of El Salvador Speak, the Thomas J. Watson Fellowship-funded A Través de Estos Ojos (Through These Eyes), and the award-winning documentary film about Afrocolombian displacement, Uprooted.

Juan is currently working on his next documentary feature, The Battle for Land. He holds a Master’s Degree in Social Documentation from University of California, Santa Cruz in film production.