Daniel Oliveras de Ita is a Mexican anthropologist, filmmaker and documentary photographer, who joined the ACLU of Florida staff in August 2019 after working with the organization for two years as a freelancer.
He has dedicated more than ten years to the ethnographic research of indigenous peoples, peasants, farmworkers and immigrants. His work is featured in books and journals, and research results released in documentary films.
He completed a degree in Ethnology at the National School of Anthropology and History (ENAH), and a master's degree in Amerindian Studies at the Complutense University of Madrid. He is a PhD candidate in the Institute of Anthropological Research at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM).
In his documentary filmmaking, he focuses on allowing the people to tell their own stories using video as a tool to showcase the diversity of our world and make it a more just and inclusive place to live.