Sophia Leál


Sophie Garcia is a creative futurist from San Francisco. While Sophie’s writing and photography can be traced to childhood roots at San Francisco’s beloved 826 Valencia Pirate Supply and First Exposures Mentorship Program – Sophie’s directorial debut was in 2021 with Otro Mundo Es Posible: a reflexive documentary on an active Indigenous revolution in Southernmost Mexico, Chiapas and their ancestral connection to it. Since then, Sophie has gone on to earn credits on Emmy-Award winning docuseries and narrative films, continuing to work in the industry as a film writer for LatinaMediaCo and Community Manager at Bay Area Video Coalition (BAVC MEDIA) Newly based in LA, Sophie is working in pre-production for their next short documentary. Sophie’s Youtube channel, Astrology Chisme Hotline is a tribute to the rich tradition of oral storytelling while providing astrological insights and fostering a supportive community. Sinking Cities, their San Francisco-based science fiction short was published by Flame Tree Publishing in 2022 and available on their website You can find them on Tiktok and Instagram as @thizzociating.