Born and raised in Washington, DC, Elivia is driven by filmmaking that uses intimacy and personal narrative to question our larger social systems and cultural identities. Her work has screened at festivals including DOC NYC, LAFF and Big Sky Documentary Film Festival and has been shortlisted for the student BAFTA awards.
She has also worked on award-winning television series and feature documentaries for Al Jazeera, National Geographic, HBO and PBS.
She holds an MFA in Documentary Film from Stanford University.
Latest: The Shift @ Portland Film Festival 2018