Alan Dominguez has been teaching film/video production at CEC since 2009 after spending 12 years as a Spanish teacher in Denver Public Schools and elsewhere. His film have shown in over 50 film festivals on three continents and in three different languages. He received his BA in Spanish and History from the University of Denver, his Master of Arts in Latin American Studies from the University of New Mexico and received his film training at the New York Film Academy. An active filmmaker, Alan tries to bring students as much contact with the professional film world as often as possible. His films have explored topics such as wrongful incarceration, immigration issues, hate crimes in the LGBTQ community, sports, education, the performing arts, and environmental racism. In 2022, he directed and edited a short documentary for the American Masters series on PBS. His film work has been supported by the Corporation for Pubic Broadcasting, World Channel, PBS, Firelight Media, Bonfils Stanton Foundation, Imagine2020 initiative, and Latino Public Broadcasting. In addition to working with the great students of CEC, he continues to develop and produce film projects independently and for networks such as PBS, HBO and Netflix.