In Vessels, directed by Arkasha Stevenson, Diamond Cruz plays a young trans woman who considers a dangerous black market surgery that may be her only option in gaining a more feminine body. Diamond Cruz won the Trans Film Fest (@Trans_Filmfest on Twitter) Best Trans-Performance (MtF) in a short film. Diamond was born in Baja California, Mexico. At the age of twelve, she illegally immigrated to America with her two younger brothers. At twenty-one, Diamond began to medically transition. Diamond currently resides in Los Angeles where she is pursuing her dreams in the entertainment industry. Her passions include music, performance and dance. For more information, visit vesselsthefilm.com.