Filmmaker | Director | Executive Producer
Mel Andre is a Queer documentarian and Director of Haitian Dominican Cuban Roots who believes in giving people a voice. Mel's Documentaries are a way for people to share their stories. Their documentaries focus on LGBTQ issues, social justice, spirituality, culture, etc.
You can see Mel's work on ENSLTV.com and Amazon Prime Video.
Lesbians We Do Exist
Where are the Lesbians? While the LGBTQ community has made many advances in the past few decades, many lesbians outside of major cities are struggling to find community. Across the globe, there isn't a shortage of places for Gay Men to gather, party, and connect. Lesbians, on the hand, are struggling to keep venues open. Women who love women are now starting to look for community in many different places, in an attempt to prove Lesbians are here.
A growing group of locals and expats in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, are coming together to build a community in a region that has long been a destination for gay men.
Through social media, WhatsApp groups, and one lesbian bar, women who love women are pushing back to prove that they are here and that they do exist.
Hands Up Knees Down
Armed with just a cell phone and podcast mic, filmmaker Mel Andre took to the streets of DC during the George Floyd Protest to capture the historic moment and to give the protesters a voice. These are the raw interviews from the Protest.
Aztecs in Escondido
As the Diaspora moves across the globe, how do we keep the traditions alive? Our culture has been passed down for generations, but how will we keep our dance, our food, and our music? John Estrada and Angel Aguilar are focused on passing down the traditions of folklorico. They come together to show that even though Mexico City is thousands of miles away it remains in the heart of the people.