“I have to believe that change is in me, and my activism has to be more strong and radical. Not to diminish others or to scare them, but to believe if I have this voice, I can get to wherever I can imagine.”
Heny Cuesta is a badass Afro-Colombian activist and filmmaker. She's the director and founder of Cimarrón Producciones, a woman-led production company which merges film and documentary with multi-disciplinary visual arts to convey a powerful message on ethnic, social and environmental issues in Colombia. Art and activism go hand in hand. No one knows that better than Heny. Let her tell you more below.